Annual Observances of Health Professions
In keeping with our commitment to provide meaningful
recognition to UConn Health employees, Know Better Place is
pleased to offer Annual Observances of Health Professions.
Dedicated to promoting and recognizing health care professionals,
this up to date list provides another vehicle to support, value
and encourage the departments and people who embody our core
value of professional excellence. We welcome you to use this listing to educate, celebrate and
honor those whose professional fields are represented.
January 19-25, 2014
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, CRNAs, are advanced
practice nurses who are the hands-on providers of approximately
32 million anesthetics given in the United States each year.
They administer every type of anesthetic, work in every type of
practice setting, and provide care for every type of surgery or
procedure, from open heart to cataract to pain management.
National Nurse Anesthetists Week is celebrated the last full week in January on
an annual basis. At UConn Health, our certified registered
nurse anesthetists work in collaboration with anesthesiologists
to determine what anesthetic technique will be best for the
2014 Annual Observances Listing