Are you associated with a school of anesthesia or are you thinking of starting one?
Would you like a certificate of approval for your school in one of these categories?

  • Registration
  • Recognition
  • Accreditation

Learn about IFNA’s Anesthesia Program Approval Process (APAP) by reviewing the operational policies and procedures on this website. The goal of the approval process is to encourage programs to comply with IFNA’s Educational Standards for Preparing Nurse Anesthetists through an approval process that takes cultural, national or regional differences into consideration.(PowerPoint presentation)

IFNA will start accepting applications on June 15, 2010.

Application forms for each category of approval can be downloaded. Please submit a completed application for only one of the three categories for which your program qualifies according to the Operational Policies and Procedures.

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to the IFNA Executive Office at

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