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  1. Best "fast-track" advice for an older career changer.
    Yes, in ACT practices MDAs "supervise" CRNAs. You need to read a lot more on supervision, billing, an opt out states before you can understand some of the billing and politics in anesthesia. The main...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. Best "fast-track" advice for an older career changer.
    Anesthesiologists, Surgeons, and CRNAs all collaborate with each other that does not imply that one supervises or directs the other.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. Feedback needed from CRNA/SRNA
    I wouldn't bother with getting a Master's just to get into a post-Master's program. You should try to find a job in ICU. Then you should look to see what nurse anesthesia schools that you are...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Best "fast-track" advice for an older career changer.
    Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Fact Sheet Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for more than 150 years. The credential CRNA...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Best "fast-track" advice for an older career changer.
    Treefiddy, How much time have you spent shadowing CRNAs at different types of anesthesia practices? You stated you wanted to eventually work in a rural anesthesia practice, which usually means...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. Best "fast-track" advice for an older career changer.
    I don't think you know that much about CRNAs at all. It shows in your posts. 1. Critical care experience is considered paramount to offering a basic background in taking care of patients in nurse...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. Best "fast-track" advice for an older career changer.
    Just a couple of things: 1. All CRNA schools are moving to a 36 minimum program. 2. The quick route is not necessarily the best route, especially if you want to work in an independent rural...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Did anyone judge you for being a male nurse?
    It is unusual for the patient to out right refuse nursing students on L&D, especially if the not first time moms. It is the female L&D nurses that most often keep the male nursing students out of...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Stories of the pre-vaccine days
    Page 2: Did Desiree Jennings Fake a Muscle Disorder? - ABC News
    Mar 25
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  10. Before going to CRNA school
    I think that is determined by the employer not any regulatory agency.
    Mar 19
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. Before going to CRNA school
    I assume it is because he or she was a flight paramedic first then got their RN license.
    Mar 19
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  12. Before going to CRNA school
    I think you already have sufficient amount of experience to apply to NA school. You should get your CCRN if you don't already have it and apply.
    Mar 18
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  13. Can CRNAs prescribe meds or have their own practice?
    CRNAs can and do work as independent contractors, and some CRNAs have their own pain management practices. It is possible, but the majority of CRNAs work in hospitals and surgery centers as their...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  14. Can CRNAs prescribe meds or have their own practice?
    It varies by state and facility. I had prescriptive authority in the last hospital and state I worked in, but I only used it for prescribing pre-op and pacu medications.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. Support Kaci Hickox
    Just make sure it is really well done and you should be fine...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  16. Support Kaci Hickox
    Crazynut, there numerous research studies on humans with ebola, if you are saying there are not any human RCTs with ebola then that is correct and I would doubt there ever will be. There are decades...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  17. Before going to CRNA school
    The 1 year critical care experience comes from Nurse Anesthesia Council of Accreditation. The NA schools have to abide by that COA mandate or risk losing their accredited status, and the student(s)...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. Before going to CRNA school
    The prerequisite for all CRNA schools is a minimum of 1 year of critical care experience. Most CRNA schools will not consider ER as critical care experience.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. Support Kaci Hickox
    All HCWs that took care of ebola patients are required to be monitored for at least 21 days post-exposure. "IDSA Statement on Involuntary Quarantine of Healthcare Workers Returning From...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  20. Support Kaci Hickox
    Do you? I have a lifetime alumni access to Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) library. I basically have access to every English peer-reviewed scientific journal there is. I...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  21. Support Kaci Hickox
    Yes, if you actually scroll to the end of the CDC and other links you notice that the CDC link was a literature review and many of the others provided links have articles that they utilized too. You...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  22. Support Kaci Hickox
    You really do read into things what you want don't you. He was expressing worry over getting ebola when he was discussing his pseudo-symptoms and he did not have a fever because he currently was not...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  23. Support Kaci Hickox
    Review of Human-to-Human Transmission of Ebola Virus | Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever | CDC Questions and Answers about Ebola, Pets, and Other Animals | Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever | CDC Actually, it boils...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  24. Support Kaci Hickox
    The case did pan out. There was shown not to be a legal or scientific reason to require mandatory quarantine of asymptomatic HCWs who took care of ebola patients. Why don't you actually try to...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  25. Support Kaci Hickox
    "Antigen-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) testing" Actually as the above quote shows it was referring to antigen testing too. Diagnosis | Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever | CDC
    Mar 9
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding


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