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Experience the energy of thousands of CRNAs uniting under one roof.

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Earn up to 22.50 Class A CE credits with up to 10.0 Pharmacology credits, while meeting CPC requirements!

ENGAGE, UNITE, and EVOLVE at the biggest nurse anesthesia networking and educational event of the year. See below to learn more about programming and special events that you don’t want to miss. 


““It was my first. I loved it. Perfect opportunities to learn, meet up with other CRNAs, and get involved.”




Whether you are just starting out or have been in practice for more than 30 years, you'll get expert advice from seasoned recruiters at top institutions.  Bring your CV and your questions!

Want to get a jump start?  Set up an account on CRNAcareers.com and mention your availability at the AANA 2019 Annual Congress.

Pre-Congress Workshops  Ticket Icon

  • Ultrasound Based Acute and Chronic Pain Procedural Workshop 
  • Ultrasound - Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks- A Focused Review and Clinical Applications – Full Day Workshop 

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  • Obstetric Regional Anesthesia- A Focused Review and Clinical Applications – Full Day Workshop
  • Fundamentals in Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiogram Workshop

Special Events

Welcome Reception

AANA2019 Welcome Reception


Date: Saturday, August 10th
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Atrium 

Bring your dancing shoes! All attendees are welcome to join the party at the annual Welcome Reception – good food, good music, and good fun. Your registration badge is your ticket

Exhibit Hall Opening & Wine and Cheese Reception

AANA2019 Exhibit Hall


Come to the exhibit hall for the official opening, followed by a wine and cheese reception. Industry representatives from more than 160 companies will be available to showcase new products and answer your questions.

Date: Sunday, August 11th
Time: 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago

Diversity CRNA - Black and White Affair 

AANA2019 Black and White Affair


All are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship at the “Diversity CRNA - Black and White Affair” reception. Dr. Lena Gould, EdD, CRNA, FAAN, Founder and Chief Executive Officer for the Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program will speak on diversity in the profession and the future of nurse anesthesia. 

Date: Friday, August 9th
Time: 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency 

Annual Banquet

AANA2019 Annual Banquet


A semiformal/formal event featuring dancing, recognition of award recipients, and an opportunity to meet the new board of directors. 

Date: Tuesday, August 13
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM – Reception (Cash Bar)
           7:00 PM - 11:30 PM – Annual Banquet

Ticket Price: $135
(Tickets are nonrefundable after June 14, 2019)