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  1. What got you into school?
    No worries Mike...I hope I didn't come across as defensive my post, just being humble and giving credit where credit is due. You are right though, I wouldn't take anything for my military and...
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  2. What got you into school?
    I have been fortunate in my career to be in the right place at the right times with the right people there to guide, teach, reprimand, put their foot in my ass, and mentor me along the way. And, I...
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  3. Steps to become a CRNA?
    Use the search function and google for some other nurse anesthesia websites. There is lots of info out there. You have to do your due diligence and research it. It will take time; everyone's...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  4. Nurse anesthesia school-bound.  Advice, wisdom, suggestions needed.
    Heed the advice you received from the anesthesia programs - especially if that is where you plan to apply (which I assumed). I actually have thought that PACU experience was something I would have...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  5. Butchered at work over wanting to be a CRNA?
    I guess I was lucky too. The ICU I worked in...everybody supported me (even the manager). There were 3 of us looking to anesthesia school (unfortunately I was the only one that got accepted) and 3...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. CRNA Threat
    I have been informed not to place links in my posts. Kinda wondering how all these other folks seem be able to do it. ?????
    Mar 1, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  7. CRNA Threat
    They do have the autonomy - it's called independent practice, and no, the surgeon is not liable for the CRNAs actions...the CRNA is. There are plenty of places in America where CRNAs are practicing...
    Mar 1, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  8. samford program
    Well, I was just trying to help 1980 out by putting them in touch with someone that I know for sure is in that program since he/she had not gotten a response as of yet. 1980, the link in my...
    Mar 1, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  9. What got you into school?
    I just re-read your post and realized that you have already applied and interviewed. Missed that last night in my haste...sorry. You should be able to find a program that will accept your...
    Mar 1, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  10. samford program
    If you check out www.*allnurses.com CRNA forum*, you'll should be able to make some contacts and find out more info. I do know that there is at least one student there. Sounds like an excellent program....
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  11. What got you into school?
    Hey Jacob, I come from just about the same background as yourself...13 years EMS: 10 flight (last 5 as RN/EMT-P). I started out as a medic in '98 and just progressed up thru flight and RN. It is...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  12. GRE Help
    I used that website also (number2.com). Also used GRE for Dummies, Complete Idiot's Guide to the GRE, and a Kaplan review book. As mentioned before, focus on your weakest area. You can make...
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  13. Rural vs. Large for 1st CRNA job
    That will all depend on you as a person and clinician, as well as your school and how well it prepares you. Also, it will depend on the makeup of the practice you enter (whether or not there is...
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  14. disorderly conduct get me kicked out of school?
    Ummm...you circle yes. They are going to do a pretty good background check on you anyway, so they will most likely find out. The point is, there is no reason to lie. You have already been...
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  15. information about crna, reliable information please
    [quote=paindoc;4158284]The number one reason by far people gravitate to CRNA is $$$$$$$$$.....much higher than any other nursing profession. They also enjoy a position that does not require any...
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  16. UAB Fall 2010
    Should also add that I have been accepted to UT Memphis starting in June of next year. It is a 3 year DNP program (their 1st). Now trying to decide if I should even interview at UAB???? Any...
    Dec 4, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  17. UAB Fall 2010
    Got my letter Monday, interview for Jackson, MS component on Feb 6th! later griff
    Nov 26, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. UAB Fall 2010
    I was told by a friend of mine in the program that invites for interviews would go out in November, and interviews would be held in January. I am not sure if this is dependent upon which clinical...
    Sep 16, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  19. Organic Chem vs CCRN
    Why not do both? (if you have the time). That's what I did, anyway. I think the CCRN tells them you that you may have a certain level of knowledge, but it does tell them that you can take a...
    Sep 11, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  20. CNRA programs and long-distance clinicals??
    Oh yeah, rambled a little off topic in previous post. Many schools offer local clinical rotations, you just have to research the different programs. griff
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  21. CNRA programs and long-distance clinicals??
    Your best approach would probably be to find some specific schools that you are interested in and contact them with these questions. Every school I spoke with was more than willing to help out and...
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  22. UAB Fall 2010
    UMMC, Jackson, Mississippi.
    Sep 4, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. UAB Fall 2010
    I too applied for next fall. Friend of mine currently in the program said they usually send out invites for interviews in November, but that she did not interview untill the following February...
    Sep 3, '09
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry


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