Washington Association of Nurse Anesthetists (WANA)

Welcome to WANA

Welcome to the official web site of the Washington Association of Nurse Anesthetists (WANA), which includes 609 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) with 593 active and student members in Washington State.

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The Mission of WANA is to promote the profession of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in Washington State. Our core values include:

  • Represent the collective professional interests of CRNAs.

  • Advocate for the nurse anesthesia profession.

  • Educate CRNAs to achieve excellence in practice and ensure patient safety.

Click here to learn more about CRNA history, education, training and the important role that CRNAs play in providing high quality, cost-effective anesthesia services.

Latest News

WASHANA Winter 2014 Issue available online >

WANA Educational Conferences Exhibitor Information >

Photo Gallery: Seattle Children's Museum Fundraiser >

Photo Gallery: 2013 Northwest States Anesthesia Conference >

Photo Gallery: 2013 AANA Annual Meeting >

2013 WANA Election Results >

New Medicare Rules on AA Billing >

HealthCare.gov Gets a Makeover >

CMS Site Inspection Criteria >

AANA Membership Data > (This survey is only as good as we make it. It was responded to by only 4,225 of our 29,000+ members nationally. Next time you renew, please take an extra moment to add your correct data).

ADVOCACY: State & Federal Legislative Contacts >

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Upcoming Events

AANA Mid-Year Assembly and the WANA Spring Anesthesia Conference in April 2014.

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To view lecture files from the upcoming Spring Anesthesia Conference, click here. A user name and password is required to access the files.