Our Organization


Founded in 1939, the Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists, is the leading advocacy organization for CRNAs and the nurse anesthesia profession in Illinois.  We help anesthesia professionals develop their skills and further their careers by providing access to unique and relevant content and exclusive member services. We provide continuity and support, guidance and leadership development opportunities to Certified Nurse Anesthetists and anesthesia students across Illinois.  

Our non-profit association was created to organize CRNAs to support and encourage the art and science of anesthesiology.  In the spirit of our pioneer anesthetists, today the IANA works together in the provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of our profession, as well as strong legislative and regulatory advocacy in this era of never ceasing legislative, reimbursement and work environment challenges.


New Guidance to CRNAs from IDFPR on CEU Requirements

Posted on 1/25/2018
There were several changes that went into effect on January 1, 2018.

Blackhawks vs. Blues Tickets PAC Raffle

Posted on 1/18/2018
PAC Raffle Tickets for March 18 game in Chicago. Tickets available until March 1!

Lobby Day 2018

Posted on 1/8/2018
CRNAs and SRNAs will gather in Springfield on February 27, 2018 for a day meetings with state legislators. RSVP today!

Governor Proclaims January 21-27, 2018 Illinois CRNA Week

Posted on 1/8/2018
Governor Rauner proclaims January 21-27, 2018 as Illinois Nurse Anesthetists Week.

Senator Pamela Althoff Receives 2017 IANA Legislator of the Year Award

Posted on 12/13/2017
Senator Pamela Althoff receives 2017 IANA Legislator of the Year.


We advocate by uniting members around the world to work on the most important issues facing the profession.

We initiate and manage programs with governmental and non-governmental agencies, presenting industry positions and supporting documentation on key issues.

Upcoming Meetings