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COA Actions and Concerns Related to AANA Resolution 2021-3
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Call for Comments – Revisions to the COA’s Definition of “Wellness and Substance Use Disorder”

At its October 2021 meeting, the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) reviewed proposed revisions to the Glossary definition of “Wellness and substance use disorder” found in the 2004 Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate. Revisions to the definition […]

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COA Update Regarding Revisions to Standards and Policies

At its January 28-30, 2021 meeting, the COA approved revisions to its Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate and Accreditation Policies and Procedures manual. These revisions were made in response to recommendations from the Full Scope of Practice Competency Task Force, the COA’s Standards Revisions Subcommittee, and the COA’s Standards and […]

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Holiday Hours

The COA offices will be closed from Friday, December 24 to Monday, January 3, 2022 […]

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FAQ’s and Statement Regarding Meeting Clinical Requirements

The COA is continuing to monitor measures being taken by nurse anesthesia programs to control the spread of COVID-19 and the impacts of these measures. To assist programs in remaining compliant with the COA’s Standards, Policies and Procedures during this emergency the COA has developed FAQs. […]

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COA Publishes White Paper on Scholarly Work

At its October 2019 meeting, the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) approved the publication of the white paper, “Scholarly Work for Practice Doctorate Nurse Anesthesia Programs: Current State and Guidance.”  The purpose of the white paper is to guide programs’ development of criteria for scholarly work as defined in the Standards […]

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