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!

Current Issue

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

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Past Issues

2019

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

2018

248. December 20, 2018: Open Comments for Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Substance Use Disorder Patient
247. December 13, 2018: Guidelines for Core Clinical Privileges Out for Open Comment
246. December 6, 2018: AANA Applauds HHS Report Calling for Removal of Practice Barriers for Non-physician Providers
245. November 29, 2018: Breaking Advocacy News: AANA to Fight Novitas on Restrictive LCD
244. November 15, 2018: LAST CHANCE! Submit Your Abstract for AANA's 2019 Annual Congress by 11:59 p.m. Tonight!
243. November 8, 2018: AANA Opposes ASA's Amended ACT Statement; Taking Steps to Counter
242. November 1, 2018 - Webinar: Understanding Association Health Plans and the Viability of an AANA-sponsored Program
241. October 25, 2018 - Randall Moore, AANA CEO, Attends White House Signing of Historic Opioids Bill
240. October 18, 2018 - Johnson & Johnson Launches Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge
239. October 11, 2018 - Advocacy Alert: CMS to Allow CRNAs, other APRNs on Contractor Advisory Committees
238. October 4, 2018 - AANA Applauds Congress for Passage of Comprehensive Opioid Package
237. September 13, 2018 - USDE Renews COA's Federal Recognition for Five Years
236. September 6, 2018 - AANA Board of Directors Withdraws Amendment 7 to AANA Bylaws.
235. August 30, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
234. August 23, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
233. August 16, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
232. August 9, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
231. August 2, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
230. July 26, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
229. July 19, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
228. July 12, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
227. June 28, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
226. June 21, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
225. June 14, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
224. June 7, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
223. May 31, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
222. May 24, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
221. May 17, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
220. May 10, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
219. May 3, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
218. April 26, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
217. April 19, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
216. April 12, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
215. April 5, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
214. March 29, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
213. March 22, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
212. March 15, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
211. March 8, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
210. March 1, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
209. February 22, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
208. February 15, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
207. February 8, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
206. February 1, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
205. January 25, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
204. January 18, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
203. January 11, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.
202. January 4, 2018 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

2017

201. December 21 2017 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

200. December 14, 2017 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

199. December 7, 2017 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

198. November 30, 2017 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

197. November 16, 2017 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

196. November 9, 2017 -  AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

195. November 2, 2017 - AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

194. October 25, 2017 - AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

193. October 19, 2017 - AANA News about the VA, the association, and healthcare.

192. October 12, 2017 -  AANA News about the profession, the association, and healthcare.

191. October 5, 2017 - AANA News about the profession, the association, and healthcare.

190. September 28, 2017 - AANA News about the profession, the association, and healthcare.

189. September 21, 2017 - AANA News about Novitas, the profession, and healthcare.

188. August 31, 2017 - AANA News about the association.

187. August 24, 2017 - AANA News about the association, the profession, and healthcare.

186. August 17, 2017 - AANA News about the association and, healthcare issues.

185. August 10, 2017 -  AANA News about the association, the profession, and healthcare.

184. August 3, 2017 - AANA News about the association, practice, and healthcare issues. 

183. July 27, 2017 - AANA News about leadership, professional practice, and healthcare. 

182. July 20, 2017 - AANA News about the association and healthcare issues. 

181. July 13, 2017 - AANA News about pain management, MIPS, and healthcare issues. 

180. July 6, 2017 - AANA News about healthcare, practice, and reimbursement. 

179. June 29, 2017 - AANA News about members, practice, and healthcare issues. 

178. June 22, 2017 - Welcome to the new weekly Anesthesia
E-ssential. 

177. June 15, 2017 - AANA News about Novitas, Practice, and more.

176. May 30, 2017 - News about the AANA Election Results, MIPS, and more. 

175. May 15, 2017 - AANA News about MIPS, MACRA, Practice, and more.

174. April 28, 2017 - News about the Novitas LCD, AANA Elections, Practice, and more.

173. April 14, 2017 - AANA News about Practice Rights, Reimbursement, and more.

172. March 30, 2017 - News about AANA Elections, New Practice Resources and more.
 
171. March 15, 2017 - AANA News about Annual Congress, Research Opportunities, and more.
 
170. February 28, 2017 - AANA News about Patient Safety, the Association, and more.
 
169. February 15, 2017 - News about the AANA Elections, the CPC Program, and more.
 
168. January 30, 2017 - AANA News about PQRS, the AANA Journal, and more.
 
167.  January 13, 2017 - AANA News about the final VHA Rule, MACRA, PQRS, and more.