The following bibliography lists the sources used by NBCRNA item writers to support questions on the Continued Professional Certification Assessment. The sources were selected to fit the  CPCA content outline - effective beginning 1/1/2023. 

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FY 2023 Approved CPC Assessment References

Barash PG, Cullen BF, Stoelting RK, et al. Clinical Anesthesia. Eighth edition. Wolters Kluwer; 2017.

Ehrenwerth J, Eisenkraft J, Berry J. Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications. Third edition. Saunders (Elsevier); 2020.

Flood P, Rathmell JP, Urman RD, eds. Stoelting's Pharmacology & Physiology in Anesthetic Practice. 6th edition. Wolters Kluwer; 2021. 

Foster SD, Callahan MF. A Professional Study and Resource Guide for the CRNA. Second edition. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists; 2011. 

Hines RL, Jones SB, eds. Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-existing Disease. 8th edition. Elsevier; 2021.

Gropper MA, Eriksson LI, Fleisher LA, Wiener-Kronish JP, Cohen NH, Leslie K. Miller's Anesthesia (Vols. 1-2). Ninth edition. Elsevier; 2019. 

Nagelhout JJ, Elisha S, Heiner JS, eds. Nurse Anesthesia. 7th edition. Elsevier; 2020. 

Additional Resource

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. AANA Practice Documents website. Continuously updated. (Cite specific page URL and date accessed)