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  1. European Body Calls for Halt to Marketing of Hydroxyethyl Starch
    this is a bunch of crap. in looking at the FDA statement FDA Safety Communication: Boxed Warning on increased mortality and severe renal injury, and additional warning on risk of bleeding, for use of...
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  2. does Burn count as ICU
    According to the AANA, yes burn ICU would count. HOWEVER, you should contact potential programs and inquire how they view your ICU experience
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. What exactly does a nurse anesthetist do?
    i prefer words with friends
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  4. How to become a Nurse Anesthetist
    even easier, there is a FAQ at the bottom of the forum page.
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  5. Is SICU really the preferred ICU of choice when becoming a CRNA?
    My ICU experience was medical for ~2yrs followed by neuro ICU ~18months (both adult) prior to starting anesthesia school. You will hear and see many opinions on which is the "best" ICU to get...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. Valley Review question
    Anesthesia Board Question of the Day from Core Concepts Daily Free Board Question
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  7. Boards - Prodigy vs valley
    i have the sweat book and flash cards from friends and did not attend the actual course. I have used the Prodigy system and find it more to my learning style - the computerized questions and...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  8. Valley Review question
    the "sweat book" contains all the info that you will cover in the review course; you should receive it a couple of weeks prior to the live course. the memory master is the same as the flash cards,...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  9. Books r/t CRNA?
    "Watchful Care" by Marianne Bankert would be a good start. Also any book from here: Books
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. How to increase my Chances for CRNA schools
    as you are asking for ways to INCREASE you chances of being accepted, the best thing you should do is speak to the director of any program you are interested in attending. the standards set...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  11. What kind of computer?
    what does Barry recommend? also, I would contact the financial aid office to see what the requirements are to qualify for financial assistance/reimbursement on your computer purchase. to answer...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  12. Pimp Thread?
    Benzyl alcohol, a component of this product, has been associated with serious adverse events and death, particularly in pediatric patients. The "gasping syndrome," (characterized by central nervous...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  13. Labor and Delivery Experience with ICU for CRNA school?
    according to the AANA "The requirements for becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) mainly include having a bachelor's degree in nursing (or other appropriate baccalaureate...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Pimp Thread?
    modern day vaporizers can maintain volatile agent concentrations over a range of temperatures and fresh gas flows the des vaporizer differs in that it keeps a higher temperature and pressure since...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  15. Did you like critical care?
    in my opinion, you should look into another area besides CRNA. the process of ICU preparation and an anesthesia program may be very difficult if you are not motivated to do it. i enjoyed the ICU;...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  16. Pimp Thread?
    the pt's use of these drugs would modify the plan as cogentin will antagonize the ACh and histamine receptors, selegine is an MAOI and therefore ephedrine should be avoided but small doses of direct...
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  17. Uncc/cmc crna interview
    Rx4zzzz, I sent you a PM, let me know if you received it.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. Pimp Thread?
    scop patch, H2, blocker, TIVA with propofol, maintain normotensive state (ephedrine preferably or neo), adequate hydration; ondansetron can be used for rescue N/V. avoid droperidol
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  19. What to study before anesthesia school?
    I suggest you get Morgan And Mikhail "Clinical Anesthesiology"
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  20. CCRN make or break?
    I can only relate my experiences, first as an interviewee and second as a SRNA on an interview committee. during my interview for school, the interview was going well (in my opinion) then...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  21. Pray for me...
    good luck
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. Uncc/cmc crna interview
    last interview session was this past weekend, the program interviewed ~36 applicants for ~6 slots; the entire class size starting in August will be 24
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. Uncc/cmc crna interview
    there is a dress code. think business casual. definitely no jeans/t-shirt. you should receive an electronic version of the student handbook ~1 month prior to starting the program. the handbook will...
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  24. Pimp Thread?
    wow - this was difficult. i spent about 30 minutes researching this answer: methylene blue great question
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  25. Pimp Thread?
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)