ORANA Exhibitor Information



Exhibit Registration Open!


2016 Annual Conference


October 7-8, 2016

Please join us for the 2016 ORANA Annual Conference, held at the beautiful Portland Waterfront Marriott!   We anticipate 100-120 CRNAs and students from around the state, and hope the AANA will be there!

How to to reserve a booth:

1)       Download the exhibit registration form here

2)       Pay by credit card at http://bit.ly/1qmSbG8 

3)       Or mail a check to: ORANA, PO Box 4444 Salem, OR 97302

** Register by August 1st and save $100! **


Portland Marriott Downtown Wateront
1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97201

Reserve your room at the discounted rate of $179 before Sept. 10th http://bit.ly/ORANA2016hotel 
Or call the Marriott at 503-226-7600.

*Group rate available until September 10, 2016 (unless the block of rooms fills up prior to that date).

Exhibitor Forms:
Conference Schedule
Exhibit Registration Form


*An email with specific details will be sent out to the exhibitors prior to the event.

Questions? Contact Evelyn Bloomhart (evelyn@oregon-crna.org)

2016 Annual Conference: Register Now!

1) Online: http://bit.ly/ORANA2016conf 

2) By mail: Download mail-in registration form


HOTEL RESERVATIONShttps://resweb.passkey.com/go/OANA 

Book your hotel room by September 14th for ORANA’s $179 group rate.
Reservations: Call 1-877-901-6632 or click here to reserve



Make Your Voice Heard on Veterans’ Access to CRNA Care!

Assist in generating comments from at least 33% of the AANA members in your state via www.crna-pac.com/takeaction or www.veteransaccesstocare.com, including sending a letter of encouragement to members in your state during the 5th week of our 8 week campaign. 


To download the packet, click here.




ORANA Vision: High quality, safe and effective nurse anesthesia care for all the people of Oregon.
Mission Statement: 
Advocacy-Advocating for unfettered access to high quality, cost effective and safe nurse anesthesia care for Oregonians.
Education-Continually educating Oregonians on the role of CRNAs in healthcare and maintain the membership’s knowledge of evidence based anesthesia care.
Representation-Establishing working relationships with concerned parties and stakeholders in order to accurately convey nurse anesthetist’s unique contribution to the health care of Oregonians. 
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are well-established, proven-safe and cost-effective anesthesia providers. CRNAs have been safely caring for Oregonians for more than 100 years and continue to grow in number. 
The provision of anesthesia by nurses has a long history in Oregon.  The first school of nurse anesthesia in the country was established at Portland's St. Vincent's Hospital in 1909, more than a century ago.  Although that program closed its doors in 1956, the Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) School of Nursing has been training nurse anesthetists in Oregon since 2006 in its 27 month Master's degree Nurse Anesthesia Program.  
Oregon currently has more than 350 CRNAs serving Oregonians in all care settings, 40% of whom practice in the non-metropolitan and rural regions of Oregon. Oregon is largely a rural state and is home to 25 critical access hospitals, all of which utilize CRNAs for their anesthesia services.  The Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists itself dates back to 1935 and is the professional association for CRNAs who preside or practice in the region. Nearly 93% of all CRNAs working in Oregon belong to this professional organization.
CRNAs provide anesthesia care anywhere it is needed in both rural and urban settings. CRNAs practice in every setting in which anesthesia is delivered: traditional hospital surgical suites and obstetrical delivery rooms; critical access hospitals; ambulatory surgical centers; the offices of dentists, podiatrists, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons, and other medical professionals; and U.S. Military and Veterans Administration healthcare facilities.

2016 Newsletter

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) at a Glance

PR Dept., 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
(847) 692-7050 ▪ pr@aana.com ▪ www.aana.com
Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for nearly 150 years. The credential CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) came into existence in 1956.
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