Anesthesia E-ssential

Anesthesia E-ssential is the weekly email newsletter of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists - legislative news, research, news about the VA, the association, and healthcare. Keep up with the latest in anesthesia news!

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May 28, 2020: AANA Highlights Important Roles that CRNAs Play in Providing Life-Saving Critical Care Management during COVID-19 Pandemic in Letter to CMS; and more.
 

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2020

315. May 28, 2020: AANA Highlights Important Roles that CRNAs Play in Providing Life-Saving Critical Care Management during COVID-19 Pandemic in Letter to CMS

314. May 21, 2020: Important Announcement: 2020 Annual Congress Converted to Virtual Experience

313. May 14, 2020: AANA Leaders Prove Now is the Time for Evidence-Based Policy in the VA, not Politics

312. May 7, 2020: CRNAs Who Received Initial HHS Funding Relief Can Now Apply for Additional Funds

311. April 30, 2020: CRNAdvocacy: Engage in Grassroots on VA Directive on Full Practice Authority

310. April 23, 2020: SUPPORT THE FRONT: Free Virtual Mental Well-being Support for Healthcare Professionals

309. April 16, 2020: AANA Sends Letter to VA on CRNA Practice

308. April 9, 2020: AANA Continues to Support CRNAs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

307. April 2, 2020: CMS Temporarily Suspends Physician Supervision Requirements for CRNAs

306. March 26, 2020: AANA Issues Statement on the Use of Self-Supplied Personal Protective Equipment

305. March 19, 2020: AANA CEO Attends White House Meeting to Discuss COVID-19 Response

304. March 12, 2020: AANA Monitoring COVID-19: Task Force Assembled

303. March 5, 2020: Coronavirus Resources Available to Support Patient Care Strategy Development

302. February 27, 2020: Patients in South Dakota Will Have Access to Affordable Quality Care, Thanks to a Law that Extends Authority of Nurse Anesthetists

301. February 20, 2020: AANA Secures Provider Nondiscrimination Amendment During Markup

300. February 13, 2020: In Memoriam: Goldie Brangman, MEd, MBA, CRNA (1917-2020)

299. February 6, 2020: Celebrate Diversity with the AANA: #IAmMe

298. January 30, 2020: AANA and APRN Coalition Partners Urge Medicare Agency to Remove Supervision

297. January 23, 2020: National CRNA Week: Thank You!

296. January 16, 2020: CRNAs, Nurses Gain Double Accolades; Wisconsin CRNAs Achieve Collaboration with Dentists

295. January 9, 2020: Sunday is Last Day! Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Available for Open Comments

2019

294. December 19, 2019: Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Available for Open Comments

293. December 12, 2019: FTC Submits Comment Cautioning Against Adding Physician Supervision to CRNAs in Texas

292. December 5, 2019: Celebrate the Holidays and Step Up Your Holiday Well-Being

291. November 21, 2019: FDA Includes AANA Recommendations in New Drug Shortages Report

290. November 14, 2019: USP <800> Hazardous Drugs – Handling in Healthcare Settings Becomes Official December 1, 2019

289. November 7, 2019: Rule Change by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Recognizes CRNAs' Expert Care

288. October 31, 2019: House Passes Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization

287. October 24, 2019: AANA FY2020 Nominating Committee Vacancies Resolved

286. October 17, 2019: SRNAs and CRNA Educators: Sign Up for the Student Mentoring Program at the Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators (ADCE);

285. October 10, 2019: CALL TO ACTION: Your Response Needed to Change.org Petition - Executive Order: Protect and Promote Nursing's Role in Providing Care for Patients

284. October 3, 2019: AANA Recommends Inclusion of Strategic Consideration of the Role of Anesthesia in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol as an Innovative Healthcare Delivery Model

283. September 26, 2019: Five Things You Need to Know About CRNA Malpractice Insurance

282. September 19, 2019: CRNAdvocacy Alert: Tell CMS You Support its Proposal to Allow CRNAs to Perform the Pre-anesthetic Assessment in ASCs

281. September 12, 2019: AANA Sends Letter to AARP The Magazine Regarding VA Issue

280. September 5, 2019: CRNAdvocacy Alert: Tell CMS You Support its Proposal to Allow CRNAs to Perform the Pre-anesthetic Assessment in ASCs

279. August 29, 2019: Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders Position Statement Issued by American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and American Psychiatric Nurses Association

278. August 22, 2019: Important CRNA Fact Sheets Updated and Available on AANA Websites

277. August 1, 2019: Review and Comment on the Full Scope of Practice Competency Task Force Draft Recommendations

276. July 25, 2019: AANA Welcomes New Senior Director of Education and Practice

275. July 18, 2019: President Brydges Represents AANA on Bipartisan Policy Center Surprise Billing Panel

274. July 11, 2019: Did You Complete Your CPC Two-Year Check-in Yet? Deadline for Many: July 31

273. June 27, 2019: Happy 10th Anniversary to the Anesthesia E-ssential; AANA Sees Potential in Exec Order on Price and Quality Transparency

272. June 20, 2019: President Brydges to Speak at PAINWeek, CRNAs to Earn CEs

271. June 13, 2019: President Brydges Speaks About Enhanced Recovery, Partnership at International Opioid Conference

270. June 6, 2019: CRNA Leslie Barrett Named President/CEO of Novant Health's Medical Park Hospital

269. May 30, 2019: Oregon Governor Signs Two Bills Removing Practice Barriers for CRNAs

268. May 23, 2019: AANA Releases Official Statement on Anesthesia Care Delivery

267. May 16, 2019: AANA Joins National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

266. May 9, 2019: AANA Advocates for CRNAs Who Provide Holistic, Multimodal Pain Management Services

265. May 2, 2019: CPC Program Next Step is Two-Year Check-in: Are You Due?

264. April 25, 2019: Tonight! Join the Enhanced Recovery SIG Live From ASER

263. April 18, 2019: Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Initiative to Hold Regional Town Hall Meetings

262. April 11, 2019: Join the Enhanced Recovery SIG Live from ASER

261. April 4, 2019: Now Open: CPC Program 2019 Two-Year Check-In

260. March 28, 2019: New Practice Documents Approved by the Board

259. March 21, 2019: AANA Ends Monetary Donations to APSF

258. March 14, 2019: Webinar: National Academy of Medicine Launches The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Consensus Study

257: March 7, 2019: FDA Approves Esketamine Nasal Spray to Fight Intractable Depression

256. February 28, 2019: The Disruption of Anesthesia Care Delivery: Six Predictions About What is Coming Our Way

255. February 21, 2019: AANA Election Slate Announced

254. February 14, 2019: Educators: Get Malpractice Resources to Fit Into Your Curricula at ADCE

253. February 7, 2019: Engage with the Full Scope of Practice Competency Task Force

252. January 31, 2019: CRNAdvocacy Alert: Join our Grassroots Efforts on HHS Pain Management Task Force

251. January 24, 2019: House of Representatives Honors Nurse Anesthetists During CRNA Week

250. January 17, 2019: CMS and ADA Establish New Facility Reimbursement for Long-lasting EXPAREL® That Improves Patient Access to Better Care

249. January 10, 2019: 2018 Top 10 Anesthesia E-ssential Articles