The Association of Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists (AVANA) is a voluntary, professional organization dedicated to VA CRNAs. Our mission is to provide quality and safe anesthesia to our Veterans, and help CRNAs reach their maximum potential through education and federal representation.

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Become a Member

The Association of Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists is the voluntary, professional organization of certified registered nurse anesthetists employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. It’s the only professional association devoted solely to VA CRNAs. You’ll gain effective representation at the federal level.

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Support AVANA

Whether you are a CRNA, School of Nurse Anesthesia, or Nursing Organization, support AVANA today by becoming a Friend of AVANA. Donations to AVANA are utilized to strengthen our organization and increase outreach to veteran service organizations in regards to CRNA practice within the Department of Veterans Affairs.  

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