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CRNAs consistently face legislative threats to Scope of Practice. Strong clear voices are needed in Jefferson City.  Who is better equipped to protect and advocate for your profession than you?


Below is the agenda for our 2019 MoANA Advocacy Day activities.


CRNAs can earn 3 HOURS of FREE Class A CE on Tuesday Afternoon.  Educational Seminar will take place in Jefferson Room C – Capitol Plaza Hotel, 415 W. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO.  Attend the CE…Stay for the reception!



January 29th – Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City

1:00 – 4:00 – Free CE – Jefferson Room C
4:00 – 6 00 – MoANA Board Meeting
6:30 – 7:30 – CRNA Reception – Jefferson Room A


January 30th — Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City
7:00am – 7:30 am – Kristen Richter, MoANA GR Chair; Mike Nichols, MoANA President to welcome group(plan to arrive no later than 7:00 a.m.)
Meet in the Missouri Room at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, 415 W. McCarty St. Jefferson City.  We will have continental breakfast and organize into groups.

7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. – Shuttles will transport attendees to the First Floor Rotunda State Capitol

8:00 – 8:15 – Meet in the Capitol Rotunda for Briefing from the MoANA lobbyists and legislators.

8:15 – 10:30 – Make legislative visits

10:30 – 11:00 – Shuttles return attendees to the Missouri Room at the Capitol Plaza Hotel for lunch and to prepare thank-you notes to legislators


Attire: Business; we recommend wearing shoes that are comfortable for walking.

Please wear a school/work name badge.  Adhesive MoANA name badges will also be available.


Please note that hotel rooms sell out quickly at this time of year.  If you are interested in staying in Jefferson City the evening before Advocacy Day, here are two hotel choices that are nearby: 

Capitol Plaza Hotel – Reservations can be made by calling 573-635-1234. A  rate of $104 per night is available by stating you are with the Missouri Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Doubletree Hotel – Reservations can be made by calling 573-636-5101

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The Missouri Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MoANA) has more than 1236 members. MoANA was founded in 1935 by 15 charter members, including Helen Lamb of St. Louis. She became the first president of MoANA and later served as president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), our parent organization.