About Us



The Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists is a statewide organization representing over 2,300 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and students.

To promote and protect the scope of practice of Nurse Anesthetists through advocacy and education.

The Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists will be the association which advances the quality and excellence of nurse anesthesia care. 

Core Values

  • Patient Safety
  • Member Wellbeing
  • Integrity
  • Caring/Compassion
  • Innovation

The mission and vision of the OSANA are exemplified through the work of the OSANA committees. Contact the OSANA Executive Director, Peggy Blankenship, to get involved.

Jeffrey Molter, CRNA, MSN, MBA performs a peribulbar block, while Barb Finley, RN, retracts the upper eyelid on a patient at Park West Surgical Center, Akron, Ohio.  (Photo taken by Wendy Corcoran, RN.)