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CRNAs, SRNAs: Safeguard Your Health and Wellness During COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Mar 17, 2020

The AANA reminds you to care for yourself too in this stressful and scary time. Simple tips: exercise, meet a friend for a walk outside, hydrate with H2O, and laugh to reduce your anxiety and improve your immunity! AANA features resources to help you find what you need to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Here is a collection of URLs taking you directly to each topic area|:

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Outpatient Facility Considerations

  • Contains info on Emergency Preparedness and Equipment Requirements for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) and Office-Based Anesthesia Settings (OBSs)

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