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  1. Pharmacist gets 6 months in prison for med error
    Another example to add to health care reform... protection and tort reform for health care workers. I believe there should be some consequences for disregard and fatal errors. I am sure there is a...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Socialized Medicine: The Argument to Support moving forward
    There are so many problems with this and I don't know where to start! Many of you speak of having paid nothing or very little for care but do not know of the actual cost paid. The "low cost" of...
    Aug 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Have You Ever Been Kicked Out of a Room?
    Out of the 550 to over 1000 cases you have done as a SRNA, have you ever been kicked out of the OR with your tails between your legs? Sometimes it may not have been your fault. What will you do...
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. A day in the life of a SRNA
    wow, after reading these who would want to do this? it's scaring me and i am done with my first year. my program is 28 mos like most. we started clinicals with class after an 8wk crash course. our...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. What is CCRN
    That's just a legal hoop since they cannot verify your legally protected RN name. They love the implication of critical care nurse though. However, the site's fine print reveals it reveals hidden...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. America's Best Hospitals: 2009-10
    okay you surfing administrators, should ya'll be in some meetings deciding how to cut nursing costs or something?:lol2:
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Does God Make Mistakes?
    DaFreak71, Why is the DNR a mistake? If he is unloved,uncared, and vegetative then a DNR could be the next best thing for him. Itsmeemtp, that was a sad and touching story. Thanks for the...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Stress levels of ICU vs CRNA
    CRNA2BKY, Most ICU nurses know how you feel. When I started in the unit I was young -24- and new without the benefit of a real ICU course. I was put me on night shift with only 3 or 4 weeks of...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  9. I want to be a CRNA but I have questions!
    Jillybean, Stop worrying about what people are going to think and the social aspect of it. I have classmates from 23-52. Go ahead and apply. The worst is you will gain some valuable knowledge and...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  10. Who loves/likes their school CRNA program and why?
    MTSA is a great program. It is the only regional accredited stand-alone anesthesia school, the second largest of all the schools at 72 students. It is an anesthesia machine. You get a MS degree (none...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. MTSA Experience Requirements, help!
    You have to have at least a year before starting the program but not to apply and get accepted. But the more experience you can get the better off you will be in my opinion. Go ahead and get your...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  12. MTSA/ Chattanooga CRNA Schools Anyone?
    MTSA is a good program that offers various clinical experiences around Nashville with a possible 4-5mos of away clinicals. MTSA weighs heavily on their interviews. You can get an interview with a GPA...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  13. Going to CRNA school with a MSN already
    I have some classmates with FNP and ACNP degrees. One got her degree just to get accepted into our program. The others did not have much quality ICU experience and have to start with the rest of us....
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  14. Military CRNA Programs
    My friend's income was similar to mine and I was making around 75000 at an Army hospital. He was a Captain at the time. As a CRNA in the Army he is making low 110000-115000, and the army paid him...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  15. Why so Interested????
    That's true that admin treats you like a credit card bill as a regular staff nurse but there's more to the story. I worked 10yrs before starting anesthesia school and thought everyone loved...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  16. middle tennessee school of anesthesia
    MTSA has received a 10 year COA accredidation.
    Nov 15, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  17. Am I too old?
    I wasted some time. At that particular school the director once told us undergrad students at the time he was only interested in nurses with 10-15 yrs experience. So I worked awhile for experience...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. Anyone CCRN?
    When I took it I had 8-9 yrs exp. I went to a 2day review course since my work offered. I did not study and passed it easily. After I saw some sample questions I felt confident. I intended to study...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. ADN to CRNA
    Anywhere you can get a variety of sick patients and lots ot titrateable drips. Micu/Sicu/openheart. The DOD is great with better working conditions than the civilan side usually. Some units like Ft...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. Adn - Crna
    There are some programs that grant MS degrees which require a BS or BSN. The MSN programs are going to require a BSN. Look up MTSA. A MS degree means no fluff nursing courses like nursing theory.
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. slower pace CRNA program?
    You definitely have some research to do. Be ready for a life challenge like no other. You have to really really want to do this! Don't buy any big purchases and be ready for those Ramen noodles...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. Am I too old?
    I have classmates from 23 to 52 and some in the middle like me at 34. Everyone is doing just fine so far. I have 10 years exp. and feel very comfortable in clinical so far but evertything will be...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  23. CRNA is what I want BUT.......
    I waited 10yrs before starting school this Summer. I have classmates form age 23 to 52. Yeah, I wish I was a CRNA by age 25 but that wasn't right timing for me apparently ( God's timing is perfect!)....
    Sep 5, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  24. PRE MED TO CRNA...tell me my chances....please reply
    Anesthesiologists have it good compared to other doctors and pay range is 300K to 450K with not much more of a burden of malpractice ~4000-8000yr depending on location. CRNA's also eat cake and...
    Sep 5, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  25. PRE MED TO CRNA...tell me my chances....please reply
    Excellent! They love strong science gpa's. Go for it. Focus on critical care nursing with lots of drips and sick patients. You can apply before you have one year but I think a little more...
    Aug 20, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist


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