The New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists (NJANA) is proud to announce the creation of a NEW Online Education Platform open to all CRNA and APN-A professionals.

This platform provides an affordable, easy way to complete the newly required Core Module Training and to earn Class A credits (certified and approved by NBCRNA and AANA).

This new Online Education Platform is the latest in our continuing efforts to increase educational and networking opportunities for CRNA and APN-A professionals and NJANA members. By taking courses through NJANA, not only do you save money, but you also help to support our local efforts to protect the scope of CRNA and APN-A practice on the State and National levels, and continue our 75 year commitment to ensuring safe, cost-effective anesthesia care for patients.

Getting Started: The NJANA Online Education platform is open to NJANA members and professionals who are not NJANA members, such as AANA members from other states. Please review the course descriptions and information below. Based on your membership status select the correct pathway to access the online education platform.

If you’re a NJANA member use your NJANA login to access the online education platform.

If you are not a NJANA member the “Not a Member” button below will take you to a sign-up page to create your login for the online education platform.
For assistance, contact us.

Click the button below that matches your NJANA membership status.

NEW 2021 Courses Now Available

Class A Credit Course

Cannabis and Anesthesia:
Improving Confidence and Knowledge Among Anesthesia Providers

Introduction: The purpose of this online learning module is to enhance the anesthesia provider’s knowledge and confidence in caring for marijuana-using patients undergoing surgery. This will be achieved by detailing the pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacokinetics of marijuana; as well as explaining the various physiological effects that marijuana has on the body and its interactions with anesthetics and adjuvants. The aim of this module is to enhance anesthesia providers’ knowledge and confidence in caring for this unique patient population.

Earn 1 Class A CE – AANA Approved (Approximately 1 hour)

*FREE until December 31, 2021
Starting January 1, 2022 the cost will be $25

Click here to register.

Core Module II – Class A Credit Course
“Airway Management Techniques”

The purpose of this activity is to enhance the knowledge in basic and advanced airway management. This will be achieved by understanding the anatomy and physiology of different airways while identifying strategies to manage difficult airways through standard of care algorithms. In the process, various airway devices used for ventilation and intubation will be identified and discussed with proper management to avoid adverse outcomes.

Earn 2 Class A Credits: Fulfills the now mandatory CORE MODULE requirement for all CRNAs.

Cost: $60

Click here for the program flyer and click the button below to login.

Class A Credit Course
“Anesthesia Practice Recommendations for the Patient
on Buprenorphine With or Without Naloxone Undergoing Surgery”

This online learning module will contribute practice recommendations that will encourage anesthesia providers to improve upon their current practices by specifically tailoring the anesthetic needs of the patient dependent upon BUP or BUP/N. The aim of the module is to increase the perceived confidence level of the anesthesia provider in the perioperative management of this unique patient population.

Earn 1 Class A Credit: Can be done completely online.

Cost: $30

Click here for the program flyers and click the button below to login.

Core Module 1 –  Class A Credit Course
“Anesthesia Equipment and Technology”

This program is focused on understanding the functions and uses of anesthesia equipment, best practices for health and safety, optimal use of electronic health records, and the application of visual informatics and technology to manage pulmonary function.

Earn 2 Class A Credits

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Class A Credit Course
“The Role of the CRNA in Organ Preservation and Recovery”

The focus of this module is to present a historical overview or organ donation and procurement, and an evidence-based examination of clinical management of the brain-dead donor from diagnosis to organ procurement, including anesthetic management.

Earn 1 Class A Credit

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