Australian Association of Nurse Surgical Assistants
AANSA is the Australian Association of Nurse Surgical Assistants. We are Registered Nurses who have post-graduate qualifications specialising as perioperative surgical assistants. We are officially given the title – Perioperative Nurse Surgeons Assistant’s (PNSA).
Our mission is to provide high-quality, professional, surgical assist care for the surgeons that require us, and more importantly, to the patients that we help care for. This includes pre-operative assessment, intra-operative surgical assisting, post-operative assessment and planning and results in detailed communication of the patients specific health status, needs and requirements to all of the healthcare disciplines involved. Rest assured you are being cared for and operated on by a team that strives for the very best result for your health.