AANA Journal Online Content Archive

Current Online Content

April 2020

Comments from the authors of the February 2020 article “Turnover, Burnout, and Job Satisfaction of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists in the United States: Role of Job Characteristics and Personality” are included.

Imagining in Time
Betty Horton, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Michael Kremer, PhD, CRNA, CHSE, FNAP, FAAN

This article details The History of Nurse Anesthesia Accreditation Part One: 1930-1982.

February 2020

Topics include "Nurse Anesthesia Training in 1946," "NVM for Prevention of Upper Airway Obstruction," and "Double Gloving and Infection Control."

Practice News
Jessica Poole, DNAP, CRNA
Ewa Greenier, MPH, MBA, CAE
This article highlights several revised and newly developed documents, which include topics such as the standards for nurse anesthesia practice, office-based anesthesia practice, anesthesia for patients with substance use disorder, clinical privileges for CRNAs, ketamine infusion therapy, postanesthesia care, and medication-assisted therapy.


December 2019

Index to Volume 87 of the AANA Journal


October 2019

Mary Jeanette Mannino, JD, CRNA
Berend Mets, MB ChB, PhD
Bruce E. Koch, MSN, CRNA
Lisa Ferrand, MSA, CRNA, APRN
Edwin Aroke, PhD, CRNA


August 2019

Education News
Promoting Patient Safety Through an International Approval Process for Anesthesia Schools
Betty J. Horton, PhD, CRNA, FAAN;
Susana P. Anang, SRN, SRM, NA;
Karin B. Björkelund, PhD, RN, AN IC;
Marianne Riesen, BSN;
Hui-Ju Yang, PhD, RNA


June 2019

Guest Editorial
The Opioid Crisis and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist: Caring for Patients Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment
Jeffrey R. Darna, DNP, CRNA, ACNP-BC
Sarah E. Giron, PhD, CRNA
Charles A. Griffis, PhD, CRNA


April 2019

Education News
A Pediatric Airway "Rotator" Program" A Performance Improvement Initiative
Mary Scott-Herring, DNP, MS, CRNA; Aileen Mendez, MS, CRNA; Joanne Shay, MD, MBA; John McCloskey, MD; Rahul Koka, MD, MPH

Waking Up Safer? An Anesthesiologist’s Record,
Bruce E. Koch, MSN, CRNA
High-Flow Nasal Oxygen,
Rebecca Sullivan, CRNA
Opioid-free Anesthesia: A Required Skill for Anesthesia Providers?,
Thomas Baribeault, MSN, CRNA
Pictorial and Video-based Explanation of Central Neuraxial Block in a Deaf-Mute Patient for Major Abdominal Surgery,
Wasimul Hoda, MD; Sidharth Suri; Rakesh Garg, MD

February 2019

Drug Diversion in the Anesthesia Profession: How Can Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Help Everyone Be Safe? Report of a Meeting Sponsored by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Maria Van Pelt, PhD, CRNA
Tricia Meyer, MS, PharmD
Rigo Garcia, MSN, MBA, CRNA
Brian J. Thomas, JD
Ronald S. Litman, DO, ML

Core Temperature—The Intraoperative Difference Between Esophageal Versus Nasopharyngeal Temperatures and the Impact of Pre-warming, Age, and Weight
Maria Stortz, BSN
Timur Kitaev, BSN
Charles A. Griffis, PhD, CRNA

December 2018

Education News
Hippocrates to Nightingale: Converging or Diverging Concepts in Patient Management and Decision Making
Jorge A. Valdes, DNP, CRNA
Brian Kradel, MD
Scarlett Hinson, DNP, CRNA

Prevention of Prospective and Current Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Second Victims
Kenneth Lowe, BSN, CCRN

2018 Index to Volume 86

October 2018

Guest Editorial
The Opioid Crisis and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist: Caring for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder in Drug-Free Recovery
Sarah E. Giron, PhD, CRNA
Robert A. Olson, DNAP, CRNA
Charles A. Griffis, PhD, CRNA
Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN

Books, Etc.
Perioperative Considerations and Positioning for Neurosurgical Procedures
Terri Dawn Kane, DNAP, CRNA

August 2018

Guest Editorial
Considerations for Management of Bupivacaine Formulation Shortage Affecting Obstetric Anesthesia Services
Brian Kasson, MHS, CRNA
Victoria Hledin, MPH
Beth Clayton, DNP, MS, CRNA
Joseph Pellegrini, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Lynn Reede, DNP, MBA, CRNA, FNAP

Neuromuscular Block Monitoring Has New Opportunities Coming
Mark Welliver, DNP, CRNA, ARNP

June 2018

What Are We Forgetting in the Opioid Epidemic?
Linda Welch, DNP, CRNA

Lost and Found: The Story of a Laryngoscope Bulb
Nitin Manohar, MD, DNB, DM
Gajanan, Fultambkar, DNB
Sagar Bandishte, MD, DNB
Keerthi Shankar Rao, DA, DNB
Deepti Srinivas, PDF

Improving Patient Handovers in Peri-Anesthesia Settings Is More than Filling Out Checklists
Jiale Hu, RN, MScN
Yan Yang, RN, MScN

April 2018

Education News
Professional Socialization and Political Advocacy
Angela R. Mund, DNP, CRNA

Education News
Basics of the Objective Structured Clinical Exam
Michele M. Ballister, DNP, CRNA, APRN, CHSE

Imagining in Time
An Unsung Hero: Anne Penland, Nurse Anesthetist
Luann Nelson
Sandra M. Ouellette, MEd, CRNA, FAAN

February 2018

Guest Editorial
The Challenge of Balancing the Doctoral Scholarly Project and Clinical Competence in Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Gerard T. Hogan, DNSc, CRNA, ARNP-BC

Anesthesia Ready Time: Measuring Your Efficiency
Brian Don Berry, MBA, MS, CRNA

December 2017

Guest Editorial
Setting the Record Straight: Comparing the Education of a CRNA and an Anesthesiologist
Randall D. Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA
Francis Gerbasi, PhD, CRNA
Bruce A. Schoneboom, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, COL(ret), ANC, USA

Education News
Clinical Evaluation Tool for Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists Based on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Competencies
Greta Mitzova-Vladinov, DNP, CRNA

Reprint: Anesthesia & Analgesia
Distractions in the Anesthesia Work Environment: Impact on Patient Safety? Report of a Meeting Sponsored by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Maria van Pelt, PhD, CRNA
Matthew B. Weinger, MD

2017 AANA Journal Index

August 2017

Guest Editorial
The Opioid Crisis and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist: How Can We Help?
Charles A. Griffis, PhD, CRNA
Sarah E. Giron, PhD, CRNA
Jeffrey R. Darna, DNP, CRNA

Education News
A CRNA Preceptor Workshop to Increase Preceptor Satisfaction, Confidence, and Comfort: A Quality Improvement Project
Mary Scott-Herring, DNP, MS, CRNA
Sarabdeep Singh, PhD

June 2017

Guest Editorial
You Are Needed—Service and the AANA
Bruce A. Schoneboom, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, COL(ret), ANC, USA

April 2017

Practice News
Infection Control and Patient Safety: What Is Desirable and What Is Possible During Anesthesia?
Charles A. Griffis, PhD, CRNA
Lynn Reede, DNP, MBA, CRNA, FNAP
Michelle O'Rourke, MPH
Victoria Hledin, MPH​

February 2017

Consensus Bundle on Prevention of Surgical Site Infections After Major Gynecologic Surgery
Joseph E. Pellegrini, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Paloma Toledo, MD, MPH
David E. Soper, MD
William C. Bradford, DO
Deborah A. Cruz, MSN, RNC
Barbara S. Levy, MD
Lauren A. Lemieux, BS


About Online Content

In an effort to increase the number of case studies and research papers published in the print issue of the AANA Journal, beginning with the February 2017 issue, Journal departments such as Research News, Education News, Legal Briefs, Imagining in Time, Guest Editorials, as well as letters, book reviews, and the annual index of articles, will be published solely online at www.aana.com. Additional articles also may be published only online as well. Read more