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. 


1st Annual Duluth FOMNA PAC Event - June 1

Join fellow CRNAs and SRNAs on Friday, June 1, 2018 for a Duluth Harbor Cruise on the Vista Queen.  Heavy Appetizers are included in the price of your ticket (catered by the Duluth Grill/OMC Smokehouse).  A cash bar will be available on board.  Dress is casual.  The boat is enclosed and we will sail rain or shine.  Click here for more information!

Difficult Airway Workshop - June 2

The Difficult Airway Workshop will start out with the presentation of a trigger film and use in fostering a discussion of managing the difficult airway.  Following this, there will be a review of cricothyrotomy and a lecture reviewing the difficult airway algorithm and vortex approach.  After lunch, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the hands-on portion of the workshop. This event is sold out!  Click here for more information.

Nurse Anesthetists Respond: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Join this state-wide education event for certified registered nurse anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists.  Minnesota, like the rest of the nation, is experiencing an alarming increase in deaths from opioids. Characterized as an epidemic, nationally, opioid overdoses have increased 30% in just one year and the Midwestern region of the U.S. experienced a 70% increase in opioid overdoses.  Click here for more information and to register today!

CRNAs: The Future of Anesthesia Care Today - June 9

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 website,, 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 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.


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