AANA Pain Management Resources 

​Start Your Journey to Pain Management Practice

AANA offers CRNAs a continuum of educational resources for each step along the way to pain management practice – whether you are just interested in learning about the field, or planning to attain the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists' new, voluntary subspecialty certification for nurse anesthetists in Nonsurgical Pain Management (NSPM-C).

AANA Learn Pain Management Online Learning Series

Expand your knowledge of pain management on your time, at your pace! This series covers everything a CRNA needs to know in order to incorporate pain management in your clinical practice on AANA Learn.

Jack Neary Advanced Pain Management Workshop Series

This two-part intensive workshop series provides hands-on training in an intimate setting for optimal skill building. Expand your knowledge of pain management with the experts! See the upcoming workshop schedule

Jack Neary Advanced Pain Management Workshop Part I

This workshop will expand your knowledge of interventional pain management through scientific and theoretical bases of pain, pharmacology, and pain management considerations. 

Jack Neary Advanced Pain Management Workshop Part II
The second installment of the Jack Neary workshop is for CRNAs with practical experience in interventional pain management. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice pain management techniques on human cadavers and simulators. Registration pre-requisites can be found on the workshop page.


Advanced Pain Management Fellowship

TCU School of Nurse Anesthesia, in partnership with American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), now provides CRNAs with a convenient and innovative approach to advance their career in pain management. Learn more about this innovative fellowship

Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship

The AANA, in partnership with Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, offers a postgraduate Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship (ASPMF). The objective of this certificate program, a component of the AANA Pain Management Curriculum, is to advance the knowledge and skills of CRNAs in acute surgical pain management and prepare them to help meet the growing need for this evidence-based approach in the United States. Learn more about the Acute Pain Fellowship.