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The Kansas Association of Nurse Anestheists (KANA) is a nonprofit association whose purpose is to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia, enhance the art and science of anesthesiology, and facilitate the provision of accessible, affordable, high quality care. CRNAs are advanced practice nurses registered by the Kansas Board of Nursing Certification as a nurse anesthetist is granted through the National Board on Certification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).

Caring for Kansas for more than 75 years.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are well-established, proven-save and cost-effective anesthesia providers. Kansas currently has more than 800 CRNAs serving Kansans in all care settings, 80% of whom practice in the non-metropolitan and rural regions of Kansas. KANA itself dates back to 1931 and is the professional association of CRNAs who preside or practice in the region. Nearly 90% if all CRNAs working in Kansas belong to this professional organization the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).

KANSAS ANESTHESIA PROVIDERS

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