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  1. Internal (facility) issue and questions
    If the MD tells a patient that he is putting the patient to sleep and that a "nurse" will be "monitoring" them, and then fails to in fact administer the anesthetic in its entirety from induction to...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  2. Best CRNA programs
    I wholeheartedly endorse my alma mater, St. Elizabeth Health Center/Youngstown State Univ School of Anesthesia in Youngstown Ohio. Not until some years after graduating did I come to realize that...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. Did you feel CRNA school really prepared you?
    "When you were done with school were you confident that you knew what you were doing?" YES
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  4. Tubing tips
    Individuals who are "mac Blade users" always find that they have to abandon their blade of choice in certain patients and grab the miller blade. "Miller blade users" NEVER find they have to abandon...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  5. CRNA Satisfaction for Creative Adrenaline-Junkies?
    I agree...unless you want to work in a large university academic center setting doing the most challenging of cases across many disciplines, using the most cutting edge technology, and be able to...
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  6. CRNA solo practice
    Agree with all of the above and would add: A lack of peer review feedback. No immediate colleagues to review and discuss cases with.
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  7. CRNA Satisfaction for Creative Adrenaline-Junkies?
    Your CRNA practice can be as routine and mundane or as challenging and stimulating as you desire. Your choice of employment setting AND your personal initiative within that setting determine it. I...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  8. Never heard this before
    I have never heard the term "MDA" used in anything even remotely approaching a derogatory or disrespectful connotation in 25+ years. It is simply a shortcut for saying anesthesiologist, and frankly...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  9. Florida impared nurse program
    I realize that I am a bit late to the conversation but hopefully this will still be helpful to someone when they read it. First a bit about the Florida Intervention Project For Nurses (IPN): The...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Help with references for Paper
    There is some information and perspective here that may help: KY 17th State To Opt Out CRNA Physician Supervision Requirement
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  11. tnpap is not fair. has anyone been through this?
    "She was then asked to submit a urine test which came back positive for marijuana. This was because she smoked at a party a few weeks before." Actually, more like a few DAYS before.
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Time for the Lowering of Dues at the AANA?
    PRO: Apparently eases your conscience or something since recertification is not dependent on membership. Giving something to the organization that "does a lot for our profession in general". Paying...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  13. Not Including all Transcripts on CRNA Application
    Agreeing with everyone else. You never know how this might come back to bite you. I assume these classes would have been possible credit towards your BS? And that the school which granted you your...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  14. Did you like critical care?
    While I did not want to make a career out of the ICU, I did enjoy it...but ONLY when I had the sickest patients. But if you are not keen on doing ICU for a year I don't think anesthesia is for you....
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. CRNA Threat
    There is almost NOTHING similar between an AA and a PA. PAs are FAR FAR better educated and clinically trained. They also have FAR more autonomy and responsibility.
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  16. CRNA Threat
    OR....they can simply practice as a CRNA in ANY of the 50 states since NO state requires that a CRNA work with an anesthesiologist...EVER.
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  17. CRNA Threat
    The student doctor network anesthesia forum is a cess pool of CRNA bashers, most of them medical students and residents egged on by a group of lunatic anti-crna attendings. They babble on...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  18. CRNA questions.. please help!
    Your grades and your current degree pursuits should not be a problem at all. Apply to CRNA school and transfer. But ONLY apply if you WILL leave your current program and accept the slot...otherwise...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. Anyone find CRNA School EASIER than made out to be?
    Actually I have remained in touch with the program and very little HAS changed regarding the clinical experience. They are now associated with youngstown state university and offer a master's degree...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. Anyone find CRNA School EASIER than made out to be?
    I graduated in 1989. I found anesthesia school rather enjoyable and easier than many relate. I was also in a program that was very collegial, had no residents, provided large volumes of all clinical...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. CRNA/only require RN/any Bachelor's degree
    I think that saying "many" schools don't require one is pushing it. Your choices are severely limited without one. If not a BSN then you generally need a BS in a biological science (which is what...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. O.R. cases for CRNA's vs. Anesthesiologists
    I see you operate from the erroneous assumption that a CRNA requires the permission of an anesthesiologist to give an anesthetic to ANY patient.
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  23. CRNA gets life in prison for sexual abuse of unconscious patients
    Tough room. While it is arguably true that there have been discussions here pitting MD vs CRNA and PainDoc has been engaged actively on those topics, this simply is not one of them. This is a valid,...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Need your help.
    I understand what you are asking. I would called the BON anonymously and ask what the procedure is for renewing while on voluntary withdrawal. They already know you are on voluntary withdrawal and...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. should I stop worrying so much??
    Stop worrying. Also, depending on the state you are applying for licensure in when you register for the NCLEX, no such question might be asked. The fact that ANY BON can get away with asking if you...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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