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  1. MSN-DNP
    For those entering the field with the expectation of working as a CRNA during the next 20-35 years I would recommend if you can do the doctorate as your entry to practice degree then do it now. ...
    Jul 9
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  2. L&D RN --> CRNA
    Can it be done? Yes absolutely! I had 6 years of labor and delivery when I moved to CVICU. Was it a easy change- no- but it was absolutely necessary for anesthesia school. Don't just try it...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. ICU experience
    The other thing you need to look at is how old are your prerequisite courses. You may have to repeat some and that will take time as well. Good luck
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  4. You know you're a nurse when...
    You know you're a CRNA when you look at people in the grocery and think about if they would be a difficult intubation!
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  5. Withdrew from the CRNA Program
    Couple of actions- Take graduate level courses in sciences- get A's!!!! Look at anything in which you were "borderline" and improve it. Be honest about what didn't work in your first attempt and...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. Withdrew from the CRNA Program
    And what is going to be different if you are admitted to another program? That is the very first thing an admissions committee would ask. Your borderline grades are another problem for an admissions...
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. FNP to CRNA
    Look for programs that offer a post-Master's certificate to cut down the credits since you don't earn a second MSN degree.
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. Science Prerequisites for CRNA School
    Contact the programs you are interested in to ask that question.
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. Science Prerequisites for CRNA School
    Did you look under online programs in the College of Osteo Medicine? I believe those are open entry courses.
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. Science Prerequisites for CRNA School
    University of New England has online chem and org chem.
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  11. Why Not Perioperative Experience?
    Things happen the way they are supposed happen for a reason and we may never know the reason why. Best wishes to you in your future path wherever it may take you!
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  12. wanting to become a crna.
    There are no completely online CRNA programs- go to and look for accredite.d program
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  13. Are CRNA's facing an oversaturation also?
    Actually the average age of the practicing CRNA has risen to 49.2 as of the 2011 Membership survey with 20% of current CRNAs (the largest segment) in the 55-59 yo age range. There will be jobs!
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Entry-Level CRNA's will need DNPs by the end of 2015??
    not required as entry to practice for CRNAs until 2025
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  15. Murray State University CRNA - Master's or Doctorate?
    Losing a deposit is better than ending up with no place to go:yes:
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  16. Need to "interview" RN graduates from 60-70s and 80-90s
    I sent you a PM
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Franciscan skemp
    Congratulations- that's a Christmas present worth waiting for!
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. 9 months until classes begin.  What should i spend this time learning/reviewing?
    Get your life and finances in order. Take care of everything that can be taken care of- doctors appointments, dental cleaning, house cleaning, car maintanence, setting up a study area,etc. You will...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  19. NP to Doctorate CRNA?
    The Clinical Doctorate completion programs currently approved by the Council on Accreditation all require that you already be a CRNA. You have 3 choices-1) do a post-masters certificate program,...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Discouraged NP Student
    If you think they bash NPs you should see the CRNA bashing!
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Am I qualified? I need your inputs
    You need to pay strict attention to a program's listed "minimums", not meeting them is an automatic denial since programs receive a hundred or more applications and that is the first cut. You need to...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. How much "Nursing Theory" is in CNRA school?
    It can be determined by the the degree granted by the program, if it's an MS (outside a college or school of nursing) there may be no nursing theory, if the program is in a nursing framework there...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. questions for current CRNA
    I would be happy to help.
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. California Non-Graduate RN with BSN becoming a CRNA
    You could still have have problems because you will still need a current RN license in whatever state you practice in as a CRNA.
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  25. low undergrad gpa?
    The choice to require the GRE or not is NOT the decision/choice of the COA- it is a choice of the individual program and/or institution, therefore the COA can not force the program to use or not use...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry