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Long-awaited, AANA-backed action triggers 60-day public comment period; CRNAs urged to prepare to participate in advocacy campaign

(Updated May 30, 2016) – To expand Veterans access to quality healthcare, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on May 24 published a proposed rule extending Full Practice Authority to CRNAs and other Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) serving in the Veterans Health Administration, triggering a 60-day public comment period.  The AANA and its coalition partners have long sought this outcome – and much more work remains to be done to make it final. Read »

What’s at Stake

America’s Veterans have had to wait too long to receive the healthcare they deserve. Help promote access to quality care delivered by advanced practice registered nurses by taking action today! Several sample letters have been provided for your convenience.

Despite receiving the support of more than 100 veterans and veterans groups from across the country, thousands of healthcare providers, dozens of members of Congress and national patient advocacy groups, the effort to fully utilize advanced practice registered nurses in the Veterans Health Administration is under attack from special interests who benefit from the current wasteful system and seek to put politics before policy when it comes to Veterans healthcare.

Your help is needed in writing your members of Congress and urge them to support providing Veterans’ access to quality healthcare from all advanced practice registered nurses. Read »

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VTANA at Senator Leahy's office

Vermont CRNAs on Capitol Hill

Vermont’s voice was heard on Capitol Hill in early April during the AANA Mid-Year Assembly in Washington, D.C. CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists, sponsored by VTANA, visited the state’s congressional representatives to discuss issues important the CRNAs in Vermont. Read More

Member Resources


Member resources, professional development opportunities and information for VTANA members.

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Student Resources


VTANA supports an active mentoring program for student nurse anesthetists.

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Patient Resources


Educational resources are available to help patients learn more about anesthesia and CRNAs.

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Education & Events

8:00 am NEANA Fall 2016 Conference @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
NEANA Fall 2016 Conference @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm
NEANA Fall 2016 Conference @ Foxwoods Resort Casino | MASHANTUCKET | Connecticut | United States
Save the Date! The 2016 NEANA Conference will be held at the Foxwoods Casino Resort in Mashantucket, CT on Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016. More details coming in 2016!