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Researchers Find No Differences in Care Provided by CRNAs and Anesthesiologists: Cochrane Collaboration
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Going to the AANA Annual Congress in Orlando??

AVANA will be sponsoring a reception on September 14th, from 530 - 730 pm. Room to be determined soon.

AVANA members and any VA CRNA's are welcome.

Hope to see you there.

Veterans Health Administration
July 2014 Nursing Handbook Update: Full Practice Authority Update

Located in Members Only Section

VA CRNA's: Support the VHA in working to modernize its Nursing Handbook to recognize Full Practice Authority (FPA) of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), 

Log in and go to the "Take Action" area and fill out both letters. 

Now is the time to be heard!


April 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015

Association of VA Nurse Anesthetists Annual Anesthesia Conference

Kona Kai Resort San Diego, CA

Kona Kai Resort, San Diego
Peter Kallio CRNA
Milwaukee VA

Appointed to the Wisconsin Board of Nursing
Patrick McElhone CRNA
Hines VA Chicago

Appointed to the VA Anesthesia Field Advisory Committee
Garrett Peterson CRNA
Minneapolis VAHCS

Selected as the Minneapolis VAHCS 2014 Excellence In Nursing Award

Garrett Peterson and Sherry Swearngin in DC

Congratulations to AVANA Executive Director for being named "Teacher of the Year" at the College of Health Professionals, Medical University of South Carolina.

AVANA and AANA working for you in DC April 2014

AVANA and AANA working for you in DC
AVANA Members and VA CRNA's celebrated the 40th Anniversary of AVANA at the 2013 AANA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas
Happy 40th Anniversary AVANA!!!

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