Welcome to the Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetists

It shall be the objective of this Association to promote the best interests of its members, cooperate with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, facilitate cooperation between nurse anesthetists and the medical profession, hospitals and other agencies interested in anesthesia and in general to advance the science and the art of anesthesia.

Student Resources

CRNAs perform many different functions and roles within hospitals, surgery centers, physician’s offices and other settings.

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Patient Resources

Before having anesthesia, the COANA advises patients to learn as much as they can about their anesthesia options.

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COANA Events & Education

CoANA Spring Meeting 2016, April 23-24 at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO

CoANA Spring Meeting 2016, April 22-24

Date/Time Event
04/22/2016 - 04/24/2016
All Day
CoANA Spring Meeting 2016, April 22-24
The Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs CO

Latest COANA News

CRNA Day, February 18, 2016

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2016 CRNA Day
Date: February, 18th, 2016
Location: Denver, Colorado

CRNA Day is your opportunity to learn about the issues and speak […]

Denver CRNA providing anesthesia in Cambodia

Lee Graham is a Denver-based CRNA providing anesthesia in Cambodia on a medical mission, January 2016.




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I have been working most of my life. I was born the 8th of 12 children on a Wisconsin dairy […]