AZANA continues to promote teamwork, while ASA labels APRN Licensure Compact "dangerous".

AZANA continues to promote teamwork, while ASA labels APRN Licensure Compact "dangerous".

Recently, AZANA published a well-received article that promotes teamwork in anesthesia care from all professionals, whatever the model of care.  While AZANA promotes teamwork, the ASA is labeling the APRN Licensure Compact - an initiative that allows APRNs to have multi-state licensure - as "dangerous".

Why the AZANA promotes Teamwork in Anesthesia

Why the AZANA promotes Teamwork in Anesthesia

During SB 1336 there was a great deal of discussion about modernizing the laws for CRNAs, many of which remain outdated.  This was sometimes framed as "breaking up the team” or "changing standards" - a negative narrative that went so far, that in unprecedented fashion, national ASA leaders published an inflammatory video that failed to even speak to the issues at hand in Arizona.