American Association of Nurse Anesthetists


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Peer Assistance Helpline
(800) 654-5167


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AANA Peer Assistance Advisors

Anesthetists in Recovery

 

 


AANA Peer Assistance Resource Directory

Following resources are available for helping CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists facing substance use disorder (SUD) issues. This assistance is also for the families, friends, coworkers, managers, supervisors, or colleagues seeking information or guidance.

Search by State for:

  • AANA State Peer Advisor (SPA) Volunteers*
  • Chemical Dependency/SUD Programs
  • State Boards of Nursing

Select a state from the drop down list below, then click search. 

The first step in getting help is to contact your SPA or call the helpline (800)654-5167*- see also www.AANA.com/GettingHelp

Washington

State Peer Advisor (1)

Frank Maziarski, CRNA, MS
Shoreline, WA 98133-4200
p: 206-940-3403
e: morphia@comcast.net

State Peer Advisor (2)

Christine McGrann, CRNA, MSN
Seattle, WA 98115-5705
p: 206-412-6695
e: teenyturtle@gmail.com

Substance Use Disorder Program, Department of Health

Washington Health Professional Services     (A)
Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission
John Furman,PhD, MSN, COHN-S, ED
P.O. Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7872
p: 360-236-2882
p: 360-236-2880
f: 360-664-8588
e: John.Furman@doh.wa.gov
Web site: www.doh.wa.gov/whps

State Board of Nursing

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Comm., DOH
Paula Meyer, MSN, RN, Executive Director
P.O. Box 47865
Olympia, WA 98504-7865
p: 360-236-4700
f: 360-236-4818
e: nursing@doh.wa.gov
Web site: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/professions/nursing/default.htm

(D) Disciplinary Program 
(State Administration or Recognized)
(A) Diversion 
(Alternative to Disciplinary Program)
(P) Peer Assistance Networking Program (Non-State Administered/Recognized)

*AANA Peer Assistance support from State Peer Advisors and/or the helpline is intended to provide resources and act as an information center for the purpose of providing helpful peer support to CRNAs in need of assistance for SUD. Although the helpline is administered by trained volunteers, it is not a professional treatment or counseling program. No person associated with the helpline, including any AANA staff or volunteers, is authorized to make a medical diagnosis, provide professional therapy, treatment or counseling, or provide legal or other professional advice of any kind. Please consult your personal medical provider or legal counsel for all such services. In addition, with the limited exception of anonymous demographic data, which is maintained for reporting purposes only, all information provided by a person contacting the helpline will be kept confidential to the extent required by applicable laws. However, please note that all AANA staff and volunteers are required to comply fully with all applicable state laws regarding mandated reporting.

 

Submit Peer Assistance Resource Directory revisions to:

Julie Rice
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Phone: 847-655-1114
Email: jrice@aana.com
Fax: 847-692-4317