Pain Management

CRNAs play a vital role in providing accessible, safe, cost-effective pain management services. The AANA supports CRNA pain management practice though federal and state advocacy, education and professional development opportunities, clinical practice guidance, and resources.

Pain Management Practice Resources

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)

AANA Continuing Education and Professional Development

As part of the AANA's educational mission to its members, AANA offers CRNAs various continuing educational opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills in pain management through the AANA Pain Management Curriculum, which includes AANALearn online modules and several pain management workshops and the COA-accredited Postgraduate Pain Management Fellowship.

National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)


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