Welcome to the website of the Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists (ALANA). ALANA is the professional organization that represents our state’s nurse anesthetists and student nurse anesthetists. Our organization’s expertise ranges from governmental practice issues, workplace issues, continuing education, public relations, patient advocacy, and other matters related to the promotion of the nurse anesthesia profession. This website is developed and maintained to keep the members and friends of ALANA informed on issues and opportunities of importance in our rapidly changing health care environment.
Our Mission — Advancing quality anesthesia care, serving our members, promoting the nurse anesthesia profession.
Our Vision — To be recognized leaders in anesthesia care, who:
- are known for their commitment to patient safety
- practice at the fullest extent of their scope of practice
- have 100% of Alabama CRNAs as members
- are fully reimbursed for their services
ALANA has a long history of successful advocacy for our profession due to the dedication and loyalty of our members. This is YOUR state association and YOUR membership is vital to our future success.
A Letter from Our President