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COA Actions and Concerns Related to AANA Resolution 2021-3
COVID19
Update: March 22, 2021
FAQ's and Statement Regarding Meeting Clinical Requirements
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COA Actions and Concerns Related to AANA Resolution 2021-3

On August 14, 2021, the COA distributed a notice to the community of interest that identified concerns with the language in AANA Resolution 2021-3 that requests the COA provide an update to the AANA Board on three requests detailed in the Resolution by March 31, 2022 “so that the Board, if necessary, can explore any […]

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COA Update Regarding Revisions to Standards and Policies

At its January 28-30, 2021 meeting, the COA approved revisions to its Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate and Accreditation Policies and Procedures manual. These revisions were made in response to recommendations from the Full Scope of Practice Competency Task Force, the COA’s Standards Revisions Subcommittee, and the COA’s Standards and […]

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FAQ’s and Statement Regarding Meeting Clinical Requirements

The COA is continuing to monitor measures being taken by nurse anesthesia programs to control the spread of COVID-19 and the impacts of these measures. To assist programs in remaining compliant with the COA’s Standards, Policies and Procedures during this emergency the COA has developed FAQs. […]

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COA Publishes White Paper on Scholarly Work

At its October 2019 meeting, the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) approved the publication of the white paper, “Scholarly Work for Practice Doctorate Nurse Anesthesia Programs: Current State and Guidance.”  The purpose of the white paper is to guide programs’ development of criteria for scholarly work as defined in the Standards […]

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COA Revisions to Clarify Requirements for Clinical Supervision of Nurse Anesthesia Students

At its October 9-11, 2019 meeting, the COA reviewed and revised its accreditation Standards and Glossary definitions related to clinical supervision of nurse anesthesia students. The revisions clarify the well-established requirement that states: “Supervision at clinical sites is limited to CRNAs and anesthesiologists who are institutionally credentialed to practice and immediately available for consultation.” The […]

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