Wellness in the Workplace

A well anesthesia professional is one who uses healthy, adaptive coping strategies to combat stress and fatigue at work and home. At work, a healthy fit-for-duty CRNA is integral to providing safe patient care. See below for healthy workplace tools and resources to handle disruptive behavior, impaired colleagues, adverse events and career transitions; tips to be safe, manage stress, avoid burnout, think positively, advocate for a well workplace, and get involved.

AANA Practice Considerations - Promoting a Culture of Safety and Healthy Work Environment

Help for Drugs/Alcohol


Wellness in the Workplace Topics

Adverse/Critical Events

Bullying/Disruptive Behavior/Workplace Incivility

Stop Bullying ToolkitStop Bullying Tool Kit

  • Truth tools to assess your organization/environment/staff
  • Wisdom tools to obtaining knowledge and information
  • Courage tools to address behavior
  • Renewal tools and resources to support healing

Additional Resources

Career Transitions

See AANA THRIVE for resources on career transitions.

Competition in the Workplace

CRNA Fitness-For-Duty



Impaired Colleagues

Safe Practices/Workplace Violence

 Additional Resources

Advocate for a Safe Workplace

Sexual Harassment

"Harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. Harassment does not have to be of a sexual nature, however, and can include offensive remarks about a person’s sex. Both victim and the harasser can be either a woman or a man, and the victim and harasser can be the same sex." Source: U.S. EEOC

Stress and Burnout​

Substance Use Disorder Workplace Resources

Working with a Disability

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