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

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Latest COANA News

Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetists welcomes new President and President-Elect

Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetists Welcomes New President and President-Elect to Board of Directors

Lisa Pearson and Karrey Terry to […]


On June 1, 2015 the Colorado Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in the case of Colorado Medical Society […]

Nurses score victory

Nurses score victory as doctors wage battle over anesthesia
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By Katie Kerwin McCrimmon

A battle that has pitted doctors against […]