President of North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists to Attend AANA Fall Assembly of States

Julie Lowery Participates in National Leadership Conference for Nurse Anesthetists

Raleigh, NC, November 04, 2006 --( The North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists (NCANA) has announced that Julie Lowery, president of NCANA, will attend the 2006 American Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ (AANA) Fall Assembly of States in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Nov. 10. The three-day event will include a variety of workshops focusing on leadership, public relations and government relations, as well as the organization’s president report presented by Terry C. Wicks. The conference will also provide an open forum for regional board directors to discuss issues relating the profession of nurse anesthesia.

“I’m very excited to attend this year’s annual Fall Assembly of States,” said Lowery. “This leadership conference is highly beneficial to nurse anesthetists in that it allows our professionals a highly effective platform to exchange new ideas and continue to improve upon the goals of our nationwide organization.”

About The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists: 

Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the professional association for more than 35,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and student nurse anesthetists. CRNAs are advanced practice nurses who are the hands-on providers of approximately 65% of all anesthesia give in the United States each year. They administer every type of anesthetic, work in every type of practice setting, and provide care for every type of surgery procedure, from open heart to cataract pain management. For more information, visit

About The North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists: 

The North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists is a statewide organization representing the more than 2,800 licensed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists in the state. More information is available at 

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