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Government Employees Eligible to Have Student Debt Forgiven

Nov 6, 2017

The Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness – PSLF, program allows public service employees – including federal employees and military personnel – to have federal student loan payments reduced, and that debt forgiven after making 120 qualifying payments. This article is brought to you by www.FEDweek.com, which is a great resource for federal employees. […]

Scholarship Donations

Nov 26, 2015

‘Tis the Season! As we are all out and about playing Santa’s helpers, don’t forget the Student Nurse Anesthetist who are studying hard, taking finals and working long hours to achieve their dreams.  This is the perfect opportunity to send a little support for them. Rising among the ranks are some outstanding Student Nurse Anesthetists, […]

ALPS Scholarship

Sep 12, 2017

What is ALPS? The Association of Veteran’s Affairs Nurse Anesthetists (AVANA), Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee have created a new leadership development opportunity for Student Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs), the AVANA Leadership Project for SRNAs (ALPS). This program was started in fiscal year 2013/2014. AVANA is seeking to support SRNA education and the development of […]

Become a Member

Sep 6, 2017

Membership Types & Fees Please note all memberships are March 1- February 28 Active Member $125: Individuals who are currently CRNAs employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Active members in good standing have voting privileges. Student Member $10: Individuals who are Registered Nurses enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia educational program or who have recently […]

Baltimore VA CRNA is One of the Best!

Apr 7, 2018

Congratulations to Cesar Visurraga– a CRNA Nurse at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Cesar was nominated and named as one of the Top 50 Nurses in Baltimore Magazine. An Army Veteran, Cesar, also a doctoral nursing student at UM School of Nursing, works in the same day surgery service and also serves as a national mentor […]

AVANA Opportunity for SRNA’s – Share with SRNA’s that you know

Aug 7, 2015

The Association of Veteran’s Affairs Nurse Anesthetists (AVANA) Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee invite SRNA’s to participate in an exciting leadership development opportunity for Student Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs), the AVANA Leadership Project for SRNAs (ALPS).

2015 Dr. Maureen Reilly AANA Foundation Scholarship Award Winner

Sep 13, 2015

At the 2015 AANA Annual Congress, the AANA Foundation presented the their scholarship recipients. This year, the 2015 Dr. Maureen Reilly Scholarship Recipient is Kittipong (Burt) Srisuwan SRNA Congratulations Kittipong from the AVANA Board of Directors! Burt is a student at the Medical University of South Carolina. His program director is Dr. Angela Mund a past […]

AVANA Update at the AANA

Oct 22, 2017

The AVANA Update held during the 2017 AANA Annual Congress in Seattle was very well attended this year.   Lots of new faces came to learn more about the group.  CRNA Members who have presented scholarly works or who have received public accolades were recognized. The option of Payroll deduction of dues has begun and we […]

Be A Presenter!

Sep 7, 2017

Present At Our Annual Meeting Our annual meeting is a great opportunity to get exposure within the AVANA community.  Interested in speaking, or hosting a webinar? Speak at our Annual Education Meeting Come to our annual education meeting and present a topic you are passionate about (relating to anesthesia).  Presentations generally last for 45 minutes […]

CRNA Week 2016!

Jan 22, 2016

January 24 – 30, 2016 National CRNA Week is celebrated the last full week in January on an annual basis. 2015 marked the 15th National CRNA Week, which began in 2000. National CRNA Week is the AANA’s annual celebration of anesthesia patient safety and the nation’s 49,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse […]

2014 ALPS Recipient

Jun 11, 2014

2014 AVANA Leadership Program for SRNA’s winner Kellyn Kramolisch SRNA Kellyn Kramolisch is from Omaha, NE and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center accelerated BSN program in 2009. She has experience in burn, medical, and surgical intensive care nursing at the Nebraska Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. […]

Congratulations to our 2019 ALPS Recipients!

Apr 24, 2019

Ana Gonzalez Ana R. Gonzalez is a third year Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville who is committed to joining forces with fellow SRNAs and CRNAs to bring a unique voice and perspective to advocate for the nurse anesthesia profession, and to bring justice for our nation’s veterans and minority groups. […]

What Do You Suggest?

Sep 7, 2017

We want to hear from you! Tells us what YOU would like us to do. NOV 2017 I have been penalized again for working too much.  I am on pace to exceed the Aggregate Limitation on Compensation for the third year running.  What is AVANA doing to address this issue?  I do not see this […]

Scholarships

Sep 12, 2017

CRNA Scholarships AVANA is deeply committed to seeing students succeed, which is why we provide financial assistance and scholarship opportunities. Our ALPS scholarship drive is going on now! Click HERE to donate! Learn more about available scholarships below… Congratulations to the 2019 ALPS Recipients! Ana Gonzalez Ana R. Gonzalez is a third year Student Registered […]

Board of Directors

Sep 7, 2017

Board of Directors President Peter Kallio DNP, CRNA, MSN, APNP -Milwaukee, WI VA Medical Center Peter Kallio has been a CRNA 27 years. He has been a VA CRNA at the Zablocki VAMC in Milwaukee for 12 years.  He received his BSN from Marquette University; he graduated from the Milwaukee County School of Nurse Anesthesia in […]

2019 Presentations

May 19, 2019

Thursday Upper Torso Pain Blocks Gerry Pedersen, CRNA Lipid Rescue Gerry Pedersen, CRNA Supporting the Clinical Educator Role while Protecting Student Rights Laura Bonanno, CRNA Emergence Delirium: Maintaining Veteran and Employee Safety William Pileggi, CRNA, MSN; Michael Boland, M.Ed.; David Julian, M.Ed.; Amanda Beckstead, SRNA, CCRN, BSN, Doctoral Candidate Friday Think Differently: A Guide to Expecting the Unexpected Matt Welder, DNP, […]

Congratulations to our ALPS Recipients!

Mar 17, 2018

Congratulations to the 2017 ALPS Recipients!   Meaghan E. Locke Meaghan Locke is a SRNA currently enrolled at Wake Forest University, School of Medicine Nurse Anesthesia Program. She expects to complete her program in August 2019. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Delaware in 2008. Meaghan was commissioned in […]

Congratulations to our new Board Members!

Apr 10, 2018

*Click on name for CV  Director-at-Large:   I graduated from Marquette University with a BSN in 1996 and was commissioned into the US Army Nurse Corps.  I attended USAGPAN, graduating in 2001.  I was an active duty, US Army Nurse Corps officer from 1996-2006.  I began my career as a VA CRNA within 1 week […]

Annual Education Meeting

Sep 7, 2017

May 16-19, 2019 | New Orleans, LAJW Marriott New Orleans This educational program is designed to meet the requirements for 20 Class A CE credits. Hotel JW Marriott, 614 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130 This block is full. Please see below for alternate option.Hotel rate: $160 – please reserve your room online HEREDeadline to […]