Information for Wellness and Peer Assistance

Peer Assistance

What is AANA Peer Assistance?  by Larry Van Atta, CRNA Peer Assistance Advisors Committee (PAAC) for Region 5

AANA Peer Assistance Resource Directory

The first step in getting help for Subsance Use Disorder (SUD) is to contact your State Peer Advisor (SPA) or call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline at (800) 654-5167.

The State Peer Advisor (SPA) for Idaho is Scott Elder.  Contact Scott by mobile phone at (208) 954-2960 or by email at

Getting Peer Assistance Help for Yourself and Others

Signs and Behaviors of Impaired Colleagues

Signs and Behaviors; If you See Something, Do Something

Safe Intervention Essentials

AANA Treatment Recommendations for Anesthesia Professionals

Health and Wellness