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let's not create another new healthcare worker position! fla anesthesia assistants gain ground in senate over nurses' objections by mike salinero msalinero@tampatrib.com tallahassee - a... Read More

  1. by   PageRespiratory!
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    Here is an excerpt from an article/response to AA's in Maryland:

    New Anesthesia Provider May Threaten Operating Room Safety
    Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:47pm EST

    Legislation would Lower the Standard of Care by Allowing Inexperienced and
    Less Educated Anesthesiologist Assistants to Deliver Anesthesia to Maryland
    Patients

    ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Association of
    Nurse Anesthetists (MANA), whose members are Certified Registered Nurse
    Anesthetists (CRNAs), today announced their opposition to Senate Bill 798 and
    House Bill 1161. These troubling bills would license anesthesiologist
    assistants (AAs) to practice in Maryland and would drastically alter the
    anesthesia delivery model currently utilized in the state. AAs, who are less
    qualified than anesthesiologists and CRNAs, currently are licensed or
    certified to practice in only 10 states and cannot practice in the U.S.
    Military. The bills are being supported by Johns Hopkins Hospital.

    "The passage of this legislation would radically ...
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    How can this piece of trash propaganda piece be viewed as anything other than defamation?.............Perjury, slander, I'd be concerned about legal action if I was a MANA member.
    Last edit by sirI on Aug 3, '09 : Reason: quoted edited post
  2. by   wtbcrna
    Quote from PageRespiratory!
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    How can this piece of trash propaganda piece be viewed as anything other than defamation?.............Perjury, slander, I'd be concerned about legal action if I was a MANA member.
    You really are on the wrong board if you think you are going to get a sympathetic ear from a bunch nurses..... Now you must really be ignorant or naive to think this is any worse than the trash that the ASA slings around on a daily basis about CRNAs.....What most of these statements from either organization (ASA or AANA) are is merely part opinion mixed with facts. It is the same thing the ASA does, but is a lot more toned down....

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