Florida Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (FANA)

Founded in 1936, FANA represents over 6,400 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Resident Registered Nurse Anesthetists (RRNAs) in Florida.  FANA advocates for our patients and members in legislative and governmental affairs and serves as a resource for CRNAs, the nursing and medical professions, hospitals, health care facilities, and others interested in anesthesia care.

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 What Do CRNAs Do?

CRNAs are specially trained and educated professionals who have been providing surgical anesthesia and pain management services in a variety of clinical settings for more than 150 years. 

CRNAs provide comprehensive anesthesia care to patients before, during, and after surgical and obstetrical procedures and are the primary anesthesia professionals in rural and medically underserved areas. CRNAs practice in every setting in which anesthesia is administered, including traditional hospital and obstetrical surgical suites, interventional pain management, critical care units, and ambulatory surgical centers. 

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Level Up & Support FANA

As a non-profit organization, FANA’s activities are funded largely by membership dues.  To successfully achieve our mission, vision, and goals, however, FANA needs your financial help!  We can’t reach our goals on membership dues alone.  

Donate to FANA and help CRNAs to practice to the full extent of our training and education.  

FANA is a 501c6 non-profit organization and donations are eligible as a business tax-deduction.  Your donations will be used to fund FANA’s business operations.  Specifically, donations will support key legislative initiatives, our grassroots activities, and public relations.  

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Earn Required BON CEs with FANA Online CE Store!

FANA is pleased to announce a new three-part series of Pharmacology webinars that meet the Florida Board of Nursing requirements for licensure. Purchase the three-part series as individual online courses, or as a bundle – and save!

FANA also offers the required two-hours of Human Trafficking training that meets the Florida Board of Nursing requirements for licensure.

Earn your required CEs directly from FANA! Credits will be reported to AANA and CE Broker on a monthly basis.

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Participate in Scholarly Research: Help Your Profession

FANA is pleased to support our CRNAs and RRNAs in their scholarly research by sharing surveys, DNP projects, and data collection tools with our members.

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Health and Wellness - Taking Care of You.

FANA curates resources for our members - designed to support CRNAs and SRNAs in their self-care and overall health. Access information, hotline telephone numbers, and more here.


For Your Well-Being

As we experience the one-year mark of profound losses due to the pandemic, take time to recognize, grieve, and heal. Visit COVID-19 Grief and Healing for words of wisdom, comforting resources, and honoring health workers lost on the frontlines. Be well.

Source:   AANA Region 6 E-News, Spring 2021

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Life moves fast – ensure you’re receiving the latest information first! Decisions that affect your career and profession can happen in seconds. Actions in Washington, DC, and Tallahassee can positively and/or negatively affect your practice. Our text message program will be used in addition to the more traditional means of communication that FANA already has in place.

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Earn Your CEs Through FANA!

Knock out your mandatory State of Florida Controlled Substance Course for FL License Renewal and receive your 3 required CPC Class A credits as well! Additionally, you can take the NBCRNA Core Module 1: Airway course! FANA members receive exclusive discounts to these mandatory requirements.

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