AVANA worked hard for years on this one – for you! Below are the correspondences leading to the new governing document for anesthesia practice in the VHA system. Compare for yourself.
As a reminder, VHA Handbooks and Directives are mandatory Department of Veterans Affairs policy, as outlined in VA Directive 0999. If you are having issues at your facility, please let us know at AVANACommunications@gmail.com. Non-compliance is reportable to the Office of Specialty Care Services and the National Program Director for Anesthesia Service.