Industry News & Announcements

We Are A New Organization

Welcome to the new AZANA website. Your organization has been hard at work over the last year to improve our means of communicating and educating the public and government about Arizona’s CRNAs. You will find many informative features and links to happenings and readings to strengthen the development of nurse anesthesia in a time of tumultuous growth in healthcare in the state of Arizona. Active AZANA members are welcome to register and browse through the members section of the website to keep up to date with current events and happenings within the AZANA.

2014 AZANA Arizona Elections Summary

The AZANA’s GRC has enjoyed a successful primary this year in meeting face to face with over 25 legislators who have won and moved onto the General election. View here.

AZANA Sun & Fun Unleashed

March 19 – 22, 2015
Encore Symposiums is thrilled to present the AZANA 2015 Annual Meeting.
Encore Symposiums has been providing continuing education to CRNAs for nearly 30 years. As professionals in the business, we are proud to partner with the AZANA. We look forward to another successful annual meeting in the heart of the Sonora Desert – Scottsdale, Arizona!

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  • Consensus Model Update The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) coalition in the state of Arizona consists of certified registered nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and clinical nurse specialists. Actions are in place for each specialty to form committees who will introduce a sunrise application for the upcoming congressional session in 2015. This effort has… Read More
  • Government Relations This year, the AzANA has built one of the strongest and most dedicated government coalitions in the history of its organization. The government committee’s members have been reaching out to all major stakeholders, advancing their education about our practicing capabilities, assuring them Read More

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New AZANA Members

Welcome new AZANA members: Jeremiah Bee, Samuel Dixon, Sara Gilbertson, Jeffrey Gorzitze, Kenneth Kirsner, Kristopher Klint, Tina McClain, Jamie Ortiz, Nina Thai.
We hope to see you all at an upcoming event!

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Next Meetings

  • Upcoming Events


    AZANA Sun & Fun Unleashed

    March 19, 2015 - March 22, 2015

    ALL CRNA Faculty with Pertinent & Leading-Edge Topics Big Data and Healthcare Futurism – J. Pabalate CRNA, DNP Dogmas of Anesthesia – M. MacKinnon, MSN, CRNA Drug Shortages – T. Finn, CRNA Combat Anesthesia – Major P. Strube, CRNA, MSNA, APNP, ARNP Generating Positive Outcomes Through Verbal Communication – M. Zinder, MS, CH, CRNA Impact of the Affordable Care Act …

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Simply, when it comes to laws, policies, and regulations – no one is looking out for CRNAs except for CRNAs. So it’s important that we come together and make sure our interests are being looked out for.

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For more than 75 years, the AZANA has been the CRNA power source for promoting and advancing the nurse anesthesia profession, patient safety, and practice excellence.
Your AZANA membership gives you a strong voice in the legislative and regulatory issues that affect your patients and practice; timely and relevant information and resources for your professional development; and valuable member benefits, including discounts on meetings, workshops, and online continuing education. Learn more about what the AZANA does for you on the AZANA website: