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AANA Peer Assistance Resource Directory

Following resources are available for helping CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists facing chemical dependency or substance misuse issues. This assistance is also for the families, friends, coworkers, managers, supervisors, or colleagues seeking information or guidance.

Search by State for:

  • State Peer Assistance Advisors
  • Chemical Dependency Programs
    • State Association Peer Assistance Program
    • State Level Chemical Dependency/Peer Assistance Programs
  • State Boards of Nursing

Select a state from the drop down list below, then click search. 

The first step in getting help is to contact your state peer advisor or call the helpline (800)654-5167

Pennsylvania

State Peer Advisor (1)

Arthur J. Zwerling, CRNA, DNP, DAAPM
Elkins, PA 19027
p: 215-635-0183 (H) 872-6821 (Cell)
p: 215-728-5714(W) 314-0446 (Pager)
e: a.to.z@comcast.net

State Peer Advisor (2)

Thomas Szczygiel, CRNA, MSN
Boothwyn, PA 19061
p: 610-733-6389 (C)
e: tompadel@gmail.com

State Peer Advisor (3)

Maureen B. Kelly Ward, CRNA
Media, PA 19063
p: 610-891-9440 (H)
p: 610-639-5051 (Cell)
e: mkellyward@yahoo.com

Chemical Dependency Program

Professional Health Monitoring Program (PHMP)     (D)
Disciplinary Monitoring Unit (DMU)
P. O. Box 10569
Harrisburg, PA 17105
p: 800-554-3428 (PA only)
p: 717-783-4857
f: 717-772-1950
Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/phmp

Chemical Dependency Program

Professional Health Monitoring Program (PHMP)     (A)
Voluntary Recovery Program (VRP)
P. O. Box 10569
Harrisburg, PA 17105
p: 800-554-3428 (PA only)
p: 717-783-4857
f: 717-772-1950
Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/phmp

Chemical Dependency Program

P.N.A.P. (Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program)     (A)
Robert Rossi, R.Ph., President; Kathie Simpson, Dir of Oper.
258 Wolfe Lane
Irwin, PA 15642
p: 877-298-7627
f: 724-446-7081
e: ksimpson@pnap.org
Web site: http://www.pnap.org

State Board of Nursing

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
Laurette D. Keiser, RN, MSN, Executive Secretary/Section Chi
124 Pine Street
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105
p: 717-783-7142 (office)
f: 717-783-0822
e: st-nurse@state.pa.us
Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/cwp/view.asp?a=1104&q=432869

(D) Disciplinary Program 
(State Administration or Recognized)
(A) Diversion 
[Alternative to Disciplinary Program]
(P) Peer Assistance Networking Program (Non-State Administered/Recognized)

 

Submit Peer Assistance Resource Directory revisions to:

Julie Rice
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Phone: 847-655-1114
Email: jrice@aana.com
Fax: 847-692-4317