Other Questions

  • Federal Issues

    For questions about matters dealing with federal law or regulations, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the best point of contact. Contact information is available here: Contact Us Portal.

  • Specific Practice Questions

    The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) is the best contact for questions that relate specifically to specific inquiry facts and circumstances. As TxANA is unable to provide legal advice, we can tell you the law, but not how it applies to specific circumstances. The BON is able to address these types of…

  • Hospital and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Regulations

    The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) regulates hospitals and ASCs in Texas. To contact DSHS, call their main number at (512) 776-7111, and they will direct you to the appropriate extension.

  • ASC National Certification

    For questions related to ASC certification, please contact the entity that certifies the ASC directly. This could be the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), or the Healthcare Facilities…