CRNA- is a strong science background really relevant towards being a CRNA - page 3
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I am almost finished receiving my Bachelor of Science in Nursing and it seems to me that the work of the CRNA is very intense; however how much does chemistry actually apply to the position. Its seems like the procedure is still... Read More
- 0Aug 16, '10 by wtbcrna GuideQuote from jwkThat thread had to do more with taking the whole gambit of pre-med courses not a chem course or two.Pretty funny - there has been a heated discussion elsewhere on the internet from CRNA's who totally dismiss the idea that the hard sciences are important.
- 0Aug 21, '10 by bread angelRegarding organic and biochemistry--they are a MUST for anesthesia. The trend is for more emphasis on the sciences and less on nursing theory for CRNA education. I use all of the sciences every time I administer an anesthetic. It is most unfortunate, but not surprising that your nursing instructors have no idea what a CRNA does or what the educational emphasis should be. Try to find a CRNA in your area to shadow and to perhaps give a talk to the other nursing students.