Save the Date!
The 2014 MANA Spring Meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Columbia on March 8.
MANA has a great slate of speakers planned for the 2014 Meeting. Check back on the "Events" page later this week for further details.
John Bing, Past President of the Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Receives 2013 Excellence in Nursing Honor
Washingtonian magazine honored CRNA John Bing with a 2013 Excellence in Nursing award on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Every year, the Washingtonian magazine receives hundreds of nominations for its Excellence in Nursing Awards. These 10 nominees are nurses who go beyond the call of duty to protect their patients, enhance their communities, and train the next generation of healthcare professionals. This year, the magazine bestowed one of the honors to John Bing, CRNA, president of the Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program and founder of J. Bing & Associates Anesthesia Services, Clarksville, Md.
Congratulations John! Read the complete article here.
Proposed decision by MDBOP: Important Regulatory and Legal Update for MANA Members
Please click here for a link to the full PDF document regarding this update.
MANA Gives Back
Thank you to all of the attendees for donating canned goods at the 2013 MANA Spring Meeting. Donations were brought to the Maryland Food Bank where they expressed their great appreciation and thanks.
For the 2013 MANA Fall Meeting, we will be accepting donations for the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House program provides a "home-away-from-home" for families so that they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little to no cost. For more information on the Ronald McDonald House, you can visit their website at http://rmhc.org.
Update to Maryland Nurse Anesthesia Collaboration Agreement
On August 28, 2012, the Maryland Board of Nursing approved changes to the CRNA collaboration agreement. These changes reflect the information required by CRNA nurse practice regulations. No regulation changes occurred.
Click here to see the updated agreement
Visit the NBCRNA Website!
Click here to view the National Board on Certification & Re-Certification for Nurse Anethetists website.
Shadow a CRNA
Interested in learning more about nurse anesthesia? If you are considering nurse anesthesia school, have a share day with a CRNA and see what it's all about. Contact Kelly Nevins Petz, CRNA at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MANA 2011 Bylaws
Click here to view the new Bylaws for the Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
To read more news and articles, click here to visit the archives.
MANA Political Action Committee
Support Throughout the Legislative Year!
It is vital that we maintain support for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) profession throughout the year as issues can arise at any time that can impact the practice. PAC funds not only support candidates but also education efforts.
To contribute to the PAC, please complete the pledge form.
If you would like to be a part of our PAC committee, please e-mail Linda Goetz.
Meet new MANA student representative Johnny Gayden and read about the MANA Fall meeting in the Student Corner.
MANA Peer Advisor
Is there something going on in your life and you are unsure what to do?
For confidental peer assistance, click here.
CRNA at a Glance
Learn more about what a CRNA is and what we do!
Maryland CRNAs in Research and Print
Click here to read CRNA, Bill Howie's article "Implementation of an Evidence-Based Extubation Checklist to Reduce Extubation Failure in Patients With Trauma: A Pilot Study"
Do you or a CRNA you know have a publication that you would like MANA members to know about? Send it to email@example.com and we will put it on our website for our members to read!
Making Surgery Safer For Active Boomers
An interesting thing is happening to baby boomers on their way to retirement: While their professional careers are winding down, their trips to the operating room are increasing due to active lifestyles. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) offers baby boomers some perspective on physical activities and lifestyle trends that could ultimately lead to anesthesia and surgery.
AANA Statement on the ASA's Revised Statement on the Anesthesia Care Team
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Have you moved lately?
Don’t forget to notify the Maryland Board of Nursing and the AANA of your change in address! To change your address, your email address or any of your contact information, please send your Member number, the old and the new information to Cathy Loughran, Membership Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 847-655-1151.
License Renewal Changes
Please read the following update on MBON fingerprint and background check requirements.