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Professional Practice Manual

The Professional Practice Manual for the CRNA contains AANA anesthesia standards, scope of practice, practice and policy considerations, and position statements relevant to nurse anesthesia practice.


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Practice Management

  • Anesthesia ContractBusiness of Anesthesia
  • Business Checklists
  • Employment
  • Tools and Templates
  • Pain Management
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Health and Wellness / Peer Assistance

  • Emotional and Mental Well-BeingWellness
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Anesthetists in Recovery
  • AANA Peer Assistance Helpline: 800-654-5167
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Facility Accreditation

  • The Joint CommissionFacility Accreditation
  • DNV GL Healthcare
  • Other accreditation agencies
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Clinical Practice Resources

  • Infection ControlClinical Practice Reources
  • Obstetrics
  • Ketamine Infusion
  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Other clinical topics
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Evidence-Based Practice

  • Ask a Clinical QuestionEvidenced-Based Practice
  • Conduct Research
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Integrate the Evidence
  • Evaluate Outcomes
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

  • Drug Shortagesfda-logo
  • Recalls
  • Safety Alerts
  • Comment Letters
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State Law and Practice

State Government Affairs

  • 50 State Legislative and Regulatory
    Practice Requirements
  • Opt-Outs and Federal Supervision Requirements
  • Office Surgery and Anesthesia
  • Working with Podiatrists or Dentists
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Opioid Crisis Resources


  • Opioid Crisis Data
  • Opioid Safety and Managing Chronic Pain
  • Prescription Medicine Disposal
  • Opioid Safety and Advocacy State Toolkit
  • CRNAs and MAT
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Contact Professional Practice

(847) 655-8870