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  1. How do I choose a CRNA program right for me
    I took the entire program list from the AANA website and weeded it down. It took me a lllooooonnnngggg time! Years at the rate I went actually. But I couldn't have applied any earlier so that...
    May 31
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  2. Single parent SRNA?
    hello again! I responded to you on another post. We have one single parent in our class, however she was able to arrange for her child to live with her ex for the duration of school. She sees her...
    May 31
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  3. crna loan payment plan after graduation
    Hi Robbin, every school can only give you up to cost of attendance. Every loan provider for a school loan now has to go by COA. The school should be able to tell you for the school year how much...
    May 31
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  4. I got in! Now what?
    I am one that felt opposite of many, I felt that I could have gotten a leg up if I had started studying sooner and have no idea why people say do nothing. This could be b/c they are different than I...
    May 17
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  5. Pre- CRNA experience VCU or UVA hospital?
    We have to VCU nurses in my current class. I know one was offered very early admission acceptance, not sure about the other one. I know that for one of them VCU is paying for their schooling. I am...
    May 17
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. children and CRNA school
    I have older children so did not have the exact same experience but can tell you about my classmates. We have two men that have wives who are pregnant now, they both have family nearby. This is a...
    May 17
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Shadowing CRNA
    I found the email address of the chief crna at a local hospital as my hospital did not use crnas at all. The hospital I contacted was a teaching hospital so I think that made it a little easier...
    May 17
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. How I got into CRNA school.
    Angelrina, thanks so much and glad I have been helpful to you!! Call your school and talk to them about what your school will certify for loans. That is the max amount you can get. They should be...
    Mar 22
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. Just finished my first semester. Ask me anything.
    congrats!!!
    Mar 19
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. CRNA curriculum
    I am at VCU. I just read your other post about being nervous. It is rather nerve wracking until you know exactly what is expected of you. Then at some point exhaustion hits you and you are kind of...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  11. CRNA curriculum
    Welcome Foramen! I haven't heard anything about that school, hopefully someone will chime in!
    Feb 17
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  12. How I got into CRNA school.
    Congrats Mully!
    Feb 16
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  13. Specialty Hospital ICU Experience
    I worked at two different specialty hospitals in my time, they were both heart hospitals. The first was surgeon owned and very small (10 beds?), he cherry picked his pt's they came out of the OR...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. How I got into CRNA school.
    Just keep going and you'll be fine. We had a grad level phys class the first semester - it's a weed out class for the students trying to get into med school. It's a bear. The instructor at the...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  15. crna loan payment plan after graduation
    methern- I have looked into the same repayment thing from the gvmt. As long as you make your payments the rest is forgiven, but I am pretty sure it is 10 years, not 20. There is also working at...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  16. CRNA curriculum
    I chose a science heavy school and got my wish. If you did fine in ochem, then it is more than fine. I mean, people have different backgrounds and classes, and took those classes a different amount...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  17. Good enough for CRNA?
    Seems like you should get interviews...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. CRNA HELP
    I agree that 24 isn't too late! That's crazy talk! I was an LPN at 22, and just started CRNA school at 37! A long road for me, but life happens! Ask yourself, what else are you going to do with the...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  19. How I got into CRNA school.
    Wanted to say congrats for getting in! And yes, it's nice to hear an uplifting story! I think it's hard to look at the long road and not get discouraged, but you just have to keep going. The years...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  20. How to strength CV for low GPA?
    graduate level physiology - shows you can handle grad level work. good luck
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  21. Just finished my first semester. Ask me anything.
    Congrats to you!!!!
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. VCU and MSA 2013
    No I didn't. The people that did them said they weren't a ton helpful. I don't feel like I missed anything.
    Jan 25
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. General Anesthesia Linked to Language Problems in Children
    Here is the name of the researcher that came to speak to us, and also her current research in this area. She is also on the SmartTots website. The site also lists her published research in this...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. Greetings
    it might not be med surge, it might be tele, or step down. You could always do ER then transition to ICU. I did tele, ER, then ICU. Not many come up from the ER though, it can be a difficult...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  25. Greetings
    School is…..interesting. Each program is a little different but I choose a science heavy school and I got my wish lol. Concepts, for the most part, are not difficult, it's just the shear volume...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry


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