So many questions about CRNA - page 4

by golf_nurse2b

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I am currently a nursing student and I am considering the possibility of going back to school to become a CRNA when I graduate with my BSN. I have so many unanswered questions. I guess I will start off with. I have looked on... Read More


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    Billing for a service like physical therapy or pain management occurs after someone like an MD or NP who are trained to medically diagnose has diagnose the problem. In other the CRNA is treating for someone has already diagnose.
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    Quote from jemmens
    Billing for a service like physical therapy or pain management occurs after someone like an MD or NP who are trained to medically diagnose has diagnose the problem. In other the CRNA is treating for someone has already diagnose.
    A patient is referred for a certain problem, but frequently the diagnosis changes after evaluation and treatment.

    Since you are not a CRNA how do you know what CRNA are and are not trained for?

    CRNAs can medically diagnosis and bill, but you need to look at the scope of practice for your state of practice. Most states lump CRNAs in with APNs .Usually if that is the case then, unless specifically stated otherwise, CRNAs can diagnosis.
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    CRNAs can diagnose and treat as per any other APN, dependent on the states practice act.
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