More than 1,500 members strong
The Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists is a statewide professional organization of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) dedicated to promoting the profession of nurse anesthesia. Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for nearly 150 years. Click here for more information.
MANA Annual Fall Educational and Business Meeting
The MANA 2015 Fall Educational & Business Meeting will be held October 2-4, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown.
FOMNA PAC 2015 Fundraiser Event
You are invited to join the FOMNA PAC for “An Autumn Cruise” on Saturday, October 24, 2015! Join us aboard the Majestic Star, a luxury 100-foot yacht, for a beautiful cruise along the shores of Minnesota and Wisconsin on the scenic St. Croix River. Click here for more information and a link to purchase your ticket.
MANA Recognition Awards
Don't miss the opportunity to honor a colleague by nominating them for one of two CRNA recognition awards to be presented at the Fall Educational and Business Meeting October 2-4, 2015. The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 28, 2015.
The Public Affairs award is for exceptional support for the goals of MANA and/or significant contributions to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia. You may nominate any public official, individual, business, organization, or association who meet these criteria. The deadline for nominations is Friday, November 20, 2015.
Click here for more information and a link to the online nomination forms.
APRN Licensure Update
As of January 1, 2015, all CRNAs in Minnesota will be required to carry an APRN license in addition to your current RN licensure. All forms and additional information are available at the Board of Nursing website - http://mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing/.
MANA and the APRN Coalition in collaboration with the Minnesota Board of Nursing have developed some FAQs regarding the APRN licensing process. Click here to view the FAQs.
CRNAs: The Future of Anesthesia Care Today
CRNAs: The Future of Anesthesia Care Today is a public awareness campaign to educate key audiences about the role and value of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in delivering anesthesia care in today’s — and tomorrow’s — U.S. healthcare system. The campaign features a new website www.future-of-anesthesia-care-today.com, with information on the cost-effectiveness, education, safety, and accessibility of CRNAs, who were the first recognized anesthesia specialists, dating back to the U.S. Civil War. Visit www.aana.com/future-today for easy access to both the campaign website and the PR area on the member side of the AANA website.
Join a MANA Committee Today!
The Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA) is an active association that relies on the participation of its members, which in turn offers opportunities for professional growth. Maximize your investment by joining a MANA committee today! Click here for committee descriptions and additional information.