Column: A simple change can improve health care
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4d ago
Note: This column originally published in the Richmond-Times Dispatch on Jan. 21, 2023. By Meredith Joyner Virginians in every corner of the commonwealth risk having surgery – even emergency surgery – delayed because the available anesthesia experts are being underutilized. In today’s challenging health care environment, our legislators could address ..read more
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Removing barriers to advanced practice nursing opens doors to better healthcare for all
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3w ago
By Angela Mund, DNP, CRNA As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology, I proudly represent nearly 59,000 members of one of America’s most trusted professions, according to Gallup: advanced practice nursing. Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), including CRNAs, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives ..read more
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Action Needed to Stop AAs and End Supervision of CRNAs
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3w ago
We need urgent action from our Virginia CRNAs on legislation in the General Assembly. Please contact your legislators today and tell them to: Support HB 2287 - which ends supervision for CRNAs in Virginia! Oppose HB 1925 & SB 1342 - which allows AA's to practice in Virginia. We need ..read more
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Opioid-free anesthesia offers patients a safe alternative
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2M ago
Note: This column was published in the Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022 edition of The Virginian-Pilot. Click here to read. Opioid-free anesthesia offers patients a safe alternative By Katy Dean, CRNA As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), I am keenly aware of the risks associated with the medicines I use ..read more
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2022-2023 VANA Priorities
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3M ago
By Meredith Joyner As we look at the busy year ahead, I would like to highlight my priorities for VANA. My goal is to make VANA a stronger organization for the next year, and I believe that this is the way to do it. Outline and execute the VANA lobbying plan to ..read more
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District 2 CRNA Highlight: Amene Ampanpour
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3M ago
By Kristopher Bosque Amene was born in Tehran, Iran not long before the revolution. She left Iran with her family and immigrated to the United States as refugees after the war started with Iraq and the situation in Iran deteriorated. Her father passed away when she was 11 years old ..read more
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Did you know?
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3M ago
A study from Negrusa and colleagues, published in Nursing Economic$ in 2021 describing the state of the anesthesia provider labor market, identifies a 10.7% excess demand for anesthesia services. This present shortage of anesthesia providers is projected to decline to 3.6% by 2027 due to higher rates of new entrants ..read more
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What do students like to see in a preceptor?
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3M ago
The clinical environment remains an important aspect in the development of student's competence, confidence, and fulfillment of their expected learning outcomes. Preceptors and clinical teachers play a significant role in preparing students to achieve their professional goals through continuous support. Some of the most important attributes that allow students to ..read more
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CRNA Practice Board Questions
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3M ago
Below are practice board questions to help you study up for your board exam. There is an answer key provided at the bottom. Good luck! Basic Sciences Laminar flow in the airway occurs in the: a. trachea main stem bronchi b. terminal bronchioles c. Right primary bronchus d. Carina Serotonin ..read more
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Public Relations Update
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7M ago
By Adam Bitely, Martin Waymire It’s been a busy first half of 2022 as Martin Waymire and the VANA Communications Committee have ramped up communications efforts, especially on the social media front. During the first half of 2022, VANA’s social media content has been viewed more than 435,000 times and ..read more
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