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The NBCRNA has published its FY 2017 Annual Report.
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NBCRNA welcomes Mary Browne, MA as new Senior Director of Testing and Research.
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NBCRNA establishes Research Advisory Committee to develop research plan for credentialing program ongoing analysis, outcomes, and reports.
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NBCRNA’s Nonsurgical Pain Management (NSPM) program granted accreditation by ABSNC.
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Why Your Credential Matters

Despite a shifting economy and ever-changing job expectations, the strong CRNA credential continues to be recognized as validation of knowledge in the nurse anesthesia profession.

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In the rapidly changing and increasingly complex nurse anesthesia practice environment, there is great demand for practitioners to remain updated in knowledge, understanding, and skills. The NBCRNA is continually working to strengthen the nurse anesthesia credential and position the profession well for the future. See More at our Youtube channel!

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Delphos E. Price Jr., MSNB, CRNA, APRN
CRNA Staff
OutPatient Anesthesia Specialists- Wilmington, DE

What does the CRNA credential mean to you?

The nurse anesthesia credential means that I am one of the most qualified anesthesia experts in health care today! CRNAs are the “top Gun” of APRNs due to our education and clinical experience during school and practice.

Jennifer Brady, DNP, CRNA
Staff Nurse Anesthetist
Fort Campbell, KY

What does the CRNA credential mean to you?

"Maintaining CRNA credentials helps support our profession and visibility of the important work we do. We provide not only safe care to our patients but care on an unparalleled level. Nurses are consistently the most trusted profession, and I’m honored to do it at an advanced level.

Michael E. Conti, PhD, CRNA
Assistant Program Director, Assistant Professor
Emory University

What does the CRNA credential mean to you?

The CRNA credential has afforded me the privilege to provide anesthesia care services to patients and to teach what I love to do. I can’t imagine doing anything else. 

Unwavering Focus on Patient Safety

The National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting patient safety by enhancing provider quality in the field of nurse anesthesia. We accomplish our mission through the development and implementation of credentialing programs that support lifelong learning among nurse anesthetists.

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