Find more Resources on our site on:
Interested in DANA’s Government Relations? Check out the Government Relations page.
Check out these sites for information you can use. Have a suggestion for a site that ought to be included here?
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists a national organization of which DANA is a member
Delaware Board of Nursing
Have questions about nursing licensure in Delaware? Go straight the source. And you can renew your license online.
Delaware Nurses Association
Please follow this link if you would like to get involved with the Delaware Nurses Association or attend the APN Dinner/Lecture meetings.
Advance Practice Nurse Council of Delaware
A site full of information for registered nurses, including job listings.
Delaware Healthcare Association
Keep up with healthcare issues with the Delaware Healthcare Association.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
The APSF’s Mission is to improve continually the safety of patients during anesthesia care by encouraging and conducting:
- Safety research and education;
- Patient safety programs and campaigns;
- National and international exchange of information and ideas.
CDi Consulting is the legislative consulting service contracted by the DANA. If you want to be keyed in to important legislative and political issues and events in Delaware that may affect your practice, then this website can be a valuable resource for you.
Nurse-Anesthesia.org Created and run by CRNAs and SRNAs, their site includes downloads, student information and online forums.
State Peer Assistance Directory
Do you need help? Visit the AANA directory of Peer Assistance resources for the state of Delaware. There is help available to you.
This site compiles drug alerts including side affects, new drug news, FDA alerts and clinical trials.
Nurse Practitioner Education Resources
Informing students about schools across the country currently offering Nurse Practitioner degree programs.
Follow the Money
Follow the money of campaign contributions in your state
Rules and Regulations
These sites publish online rules and regulations pertinent to our profession.
Delaware Nurse Practice Act
Sec. 1902 has the most pertinent provisions, but there are other references to APRNs throughout.
Delaware Board of Nursing Rules
APRNS are addressed in sec. 8.0 beginning on page 32
Delaware Free Standing Surgical Center (FSSC) Rules
Administration of anesthesia is addressed in sec. 10.0, but there may be other pertinent provisions as well (e.g.,2.3 regarding definitions, and 4.5.8 regarding pre-anesthesia assessment)
Delaware Hospital Rules
For staffing and organizations, sec. 4.0 of these rules appears to defer to a hospitals accrediting organization (e.g., The Joint Commission, etc.) if you ever need these accrediting standards, please contact us.
Delaware Board of Dentistry Rules
Anesthesia in the Dental Office Setting is addressed in sec. 7.0 beginning on page 7. CRNA’s are addressed in 220.127.116.11.3 (Conscious Sedation) and 18.104.22.168 (Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia).
Delaware Trauma Center Rules
These rules indicate that Delaware Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center standards will be “those of the current American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma Verification/Consultation Program for Hospitals as published in their Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient:1999 (Chapter 23 pages 99-102 and Chapter 10, Table 1, page 40) and subsequent revisions.” These ACS standards are not available online. Please contact us if you need more information.