For Legislators

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CRNAdvocacy Alert: Ask Congress to Renew the Rural Medicare Extenders Now

CRNAs and Our Role in New Mexico's Health Care System

Our goal is to be your resource and provide legislators with current and factual information that you may need concerning Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) issues.

The resources below contain useful information about CRNAs and our role in the health care system.

Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to review this information.    If you have any questions, concerns or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us.  

NMANA Office:  (505) 565-5810

NMANA President:  Shannon Allen, EMAIL

NMANA Lobbyist:  Cris Balzano, EMAIL 

NMANA Talking Points / Fact Sheets on Current Issues: 

Note: NMANA will post fact sheets for legislators and staff during the legislative session.  

Comparison of CRNA & AA Education and Practice

Key New Mexico Statutes and Administrative Rules Affecting CRNAs:

  • Nurse Practice Act
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • CRNA Services in a Hospital Setting
  • CRNA Services outside a Hospital Setting
  • Prescriptive Authority
  • Written Collaborative Agreements