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  1. Labor epidural lawsuit
    Mike I think that is probably a good idea to do. I will probably start doing the same myself.
    Jul 12, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  2. IF I work part time, is "1 year ICU exp" still 1 year?
    I was not referring to working while working on your BSN from your ASN. I am not working at all finishing up my CRNA degree. However, Only part time ICU experience for only 1 year is probably too...
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  3. What one message about CRNA's do you wish the public "got".
    No one says we aren't 'Nurses'. when we graduate we are called Nurse Anesthetist's. Not an anesthesia nurse which is quite demeaning seeing the degree and all the training we have been through. I am...
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  4. IF I work part time, is "1 year ICU exp" still 1 year?
    I agree, I think there is a minimum of hours also so going full time would benefit you the best, also, if you are only working part time and only for 1 year before you apply that is probably too...
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  5. Labor epidural lawsuit
    We let 2 family members in at the time we are placing an epidural. When we place it I pretty much always tell people if they feel light headed to sit down in that spot immediately. I personally do...
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  6. 1 year ICU experience
    To me it seemed like they were looking for being able to perform under pressure. They know that everyone is most likely nervous going into the interviews but they want to see how much you really...
    Jun 18, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  7. 1 year ICU experience
    I was accepted one year out of school with only that year working in the ICU. Depends mostly it seems on your interview.
    Jun 18, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  8. Last Words before Induction.......
    before I go back to the room I tell the patient what to expect once we get to the room, ie. hooking up monitors, letting them breathe oxygen while I get ready to put them to sleep. Right before I...
    Apr 10, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  9. Which bank is best for alternative loans?
    Big Dave, what kind of origination fee did you have with that loan? I just got approved for a 20,000 dollar loan through bankone but the origination fee was 2,400 dollars.
    Apr 6, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  10. anesthesia for organ harvest?
    I have only had one case of a live organ harvest but like sonessrna said, I also like to run my anesthesia to take care of the vital organs that they are harvesting. Amnesia is not a concern since...
    Apr 6, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  11. TWU-Jonesboro interview--who's going?
    they are accepting 5 spots from the interviewing class to go to St Bernards.
    Apr 4, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  12. Texas Wesleyan University Roll Call
    If I could give anybody a recommendation for TWU, especially those who will not be staying in Fort Worth for their phase II. I would stay in the dorms on campus. I know it doesn't sound fun but you...
    Mar 10, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  13. Numbing Your Butt!!!!
    take an aspirin and call me in the morning
    Mar 10, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  14. Still waiting to hear from TWU
    i would not expect to hear before the end of march or april. that is when I heard. Good luck!!! Hope you get in here!
    Mar 10, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  15. Texas Wesleyan University Roll Call
    Dr Reinke is HARD. Like I have told everyone else who has asked, the class is very doable. You just have to commit to it. When you take the first test, realize it will be the hardest test you have...
    Feb 20, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  16. Texas Wesleyan University Roll Call
    Congrats to you all for your acceptance. The road is hard but you can do it. I will finish in December from TWU and cannot wait! The light at the end of the tunnel is not too far off!
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  17. Crna School Clinical Sites
    I go to TWU and I would put my CRNA education against any other schools. Not to put down any other school at all, but I do feel like we are very well prepared if not better than some I have seen....
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  18. Anyone accepted at TWU?
    I would recommend living in the on campus dorms. I know that does not sound good but when I was there I don't think I would have passed CRNA school without it. Good luck
    Jan 19, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  19. Titration of Inhalational Agents
    We do not have BIS monitors but have a couple PSA 4000 which is close to the same thing. I have only used it a couple times since we run way more rooms than have PSA monitors. I am still in school so...
    Nov 4, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  20. Shoe Suggestions and Earpiece Thoughts.....
    I have a pair of Merrell slip on shoes that work great. My feet never hurt after being on them all day
    Oct 24, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  21. What do you think??
    I scored a 1000 on the GRE and got accepted my first try. I think most schools look at your GPA and how well your interview goes!
    Sep 7, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  22. TWU clinical sites
    I would just look at a place you might want to live for the next 2 years. I think all the clinical sites have good teaching. I am at the Jonesboro clinical site and love it.
    Sep 3, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  23. TWU CRNA students?
    Best thing I could recommend you doing is taking your own notes in class and using them with the preprinted notes. I would not sit and follow along with the preprinted notes when he lectures. I know...
    Aug 5, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. AANA Natl Meeting in Seattle...who's going?
    Won't be able to make it this year due to finances but hope to make it to DC next year!!
    Jul 14, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  25. CRNAs once again defamed...
    A nurse anesthetist did seem to be the anesthesia provider in the first case as it states in both articles. Brenna's Dad, in the case you have with the anesthesiologist, it said the blood was not...
    Jul 14, '04
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)


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