July 28, 2014

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Latest News from WVANA

Chipas

ANTHONY CHIPAS, CRNA, PHD FOR AANA VICE PRESIDENT

Our members need to stand strong and united as we face the challenges of an evolving healthcare delivery system. To accomplish this I believe our Association needs to adapt and change to become a greater value to all CRNAs. We have a proven track record of safe and efficient care. However we must be recognized as invaluable not only in the operating room  but also the Board room. I want to carry this message for CRNAs and the AANA. I want to represent you as Vice President. CLINICIAN ~ … [Read More...]

WVANA Dues Tax Notice

Important Tax Notice

Please remember that as an AANA member you are also a member of the WVANA. Consequently, a portion of your AANA Dues money is returned to our state association to assist in funding the necessary components of an effective state association. This amount is $232.50 per member. As required by section 6033(e) of the Internal Revenue Code, it is the responsibility of your WVANA Board to inform you what percentage of dues money returned to our state association is allocated to lobbying expenses at … [Read More...]

The Effect of Steep Trendelenburg Positioning on Intraocular Pressure and Visual Function During Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

Br J Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep 24. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303536. [Epub ahead of print] Hoshikawa Y, Tsutsumi N, Ohkoshi K, Serizawa S, Hamada M, Inagaki K, Tsuzuki K, Koshimizu J, Echizen N, Fujitani S, Takahashi O, Deshpande GA Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to measure Intraocular Pressure (IOP) before, during, and after robotically-assisted radical prostatectomy. A secondary aim was to look for opthalmic complications that may have been due to changes in … [Read More...]

Quantification of Anesthesia Providers’ Hand Hygiene in a Busy Metropolitan Operating Room: What Would Semmelweis Think?

QUANTIFICATION OF ANESTHESIA PROVIDERS’ HAND HYGIENE IN A BUSY METROPOLITAN OPERATING ROOM: WHAT WOULD SEMMELWEIS THINK? Am J Infect Control 2012;40:756-9 Biddle C, Shah J Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to quantify the rate at which hand hygiene was necessary during anesthesia care starting from preanesthetic assessment and ending with transfer to the PACU. World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines were used to determine when hand hygiene was necessary. A second purpose … [Read More...]

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2014 WVANA Annual Meeting

Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV April 11-13, 2014   Click here for more information about the Stonewall Resort Check back soon for the meeting brochure and registration info! … [Read More...]