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CRNA News - What is Happening in the World of Nurse Anesthesia

Here are some recent news stories about CRNAs or Nurse Anesthesia:

  1. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has published a press release on their website, which includes the following news stories:

    • Michigan Medicine cardiac CRNA team fills need for providers, makes history at their hospital.

    • AANA Publishes Practice Considerations for Care of Transgender and Gender-Diverse Patients.

    • American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology Named a Winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2023 Award.

    • In Memoriam: Lena Sue Fawkes, CRNA (1944-2023).

    • Western Carolina University task force looks to indigenous traditions for healthcare leadership program.

    • AANA Honors Our Nation’s Veterans, Supports Better Care and Greater Access to Healthcare in VA.

    • AANA and APNA Issue Joint Statement on Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders.

    • AANA Updates, Publishes Analgesia and Anesthesia Practice Considerations for the Substance Use Disorder Patient.

    • In Memoriam: Judith A. Suket, CRNA (1942-2023).

    • In Memoriam: Ronald Davis Taylor Sr, CRNA (1946-2023).

    • CRNA Nilu Patel Appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to California Board of Registered Nursing.

    • Nurse anesthesiology student reflects on recent mission trip to Honduras.

    You can find more information on their website.

  2. According to an article published in the ASA Monitor, the future of anesthesia practice will be influenced by many factors, including the impact of the pandemic, the demand for evidence, and the focus on safety/quality. The article also highlights the importance of refining and redefining the roles and responsibilities of CRNAs over the next decade .

  3. Becker’s ASC Review has published an article that discusses the biggest issues facing anesthesia in 2019 and how CRNAs will play a crucial role in tackling them. The article also highlights the trends, obstacles, and opportunities on the horizon for CRNAs.

  4. Some of the controversial issues in Nurse Anesthesia include:

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