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The CRNA-PAC, Virginia CRNAs Who Care About Healthcare, is now accepting monthly recurring donations! Make your donation today. The CRNA-PAC, Virginia CRNAs Who Care About Healthcare, serves to raise the visibility of CRNAs and the importance of the profession among candidates for state office who have taken responsible positions regarding quality healthcare and other issues

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Inside VANA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for nearly 150 years. The credential CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) came into existence in 1956.

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For Patients

There are over 1,700 CRNAs providing anesthesia in nearly all types of health care facilities in Virginia. These CRNAs have either a masters or doctorate in nurse anesthesia.

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What is a CRNA

Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for nearly 150 years.

The credential CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) came into existence in 1956. CRNAs are anesthesia professionals who safely administer approximately 32 million anesthetics to patients each year in the United States, according to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2008 Practice Profile Survey.

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Meet the Board of Directors

  • Jean Snyder, DNAP, CRNA President

  • Adrienne Hartgerink, DNP, CRNA President-Elect

  • Meredith Joyner Vice President

  • Selim Kahveci Interim Treasurer

  • Howard Goodwin, DNAP, CRNA, CHSE Past-President

  • Kelli Kessler Director – District 1

  • Carolyn Connelly Director – District 2

  • Jessica Ray Director – Districts 3 & 4

  • Nicole Damico Director – District 5

Virginia CRNA

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Be a voice for Virginia CRNAs and for your future and donate to the PAC! The CRNA-PAC provides financial support to candidates seeking election to the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate. Learn more and donate today!

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