Average age of SRNA?

  1. 0 Hey guys, Just wondering what you all perceive to the average age of SRNA at your schools. I'm 27 and started in the ICU 3 months ago, so prob won't be in school for CRNA until i'm 30? If i get in
  2. Visit  ICU, RN, BSN, B.S. profile page

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  3. Visit  MurseWithAMission profile page
    I'm 29, and I just got accepted to a program and will start July, 2012 (I will be 30 in August, 2012). I think I am probably around the avg. age.
  4. Visit  3ccBolus profile page
    I am one of the youngest in my class at age 24. I think our range is from 24 to 40.
  5. Visit  ICU, RN, BSN, B.S. profile page
    cool. woah 24, did you get into the ICU right after college?
  6. Visit  MurseWithAMission profile page
    I got into the ICU right after graduation. My problem was that I already got my BS in Pre-Med so I had to go back and get my nursing degree. Wasted years! Lol.
  7. Visit  ICU, RN, BSN, B.S. profile page
    So you got 4 year in pre-med, and then did an accelerated BSN??? how could you get a BSN and be in CRNA school at 24? did you finish your BS in pre-med in a year? i'm so confused. Did you go to college when you were 16?
  8. Visit  MurseWithAMission profile page
    Lol. I'm 29! I'm not the 24 year old. Graduated pre-med at age 22. Worked for 4 years. Went to 22 month accelerated program when I was 26. Worked in ICU right out of school at age 28. Will start CRNAS school at age 29.

    Sorry to confuse you!
  9. Visit  love-d-OR profile page
    I'm 26, and I think I'm one of the youngest. But we may have a 25 year old, though I'm not too sure
  10. Visit  ICU, RN, BSN, B.S. profile page
    Oh haha sorry I didn't look at the usernames. I was going to say!!! That makes no sense lol.
  11. Visit  ICU, RN, BSN, B.S. profile page
    Nice. I wish I got into the ICU right after I graduated. I spent almost 3 years on a medical/tele floor.
  12. Visit  3ccBolus profile page

    Yes, I was fortunate enough to land a job in a high acuity ICU right after graduation. I basically knew that I wanted to be a CRNA straight out of high school, so that helped me not waste any time, and helped me focus my efforts. Not that any time spent practicing nursing is a waste by any means. I worked for 2.5 years with some of the sickest patients in my area, and very little support in the way of new technology or adequate staffing.. So I think it toughened me up pretty well and gave me the clinical knowledge that I need.
  13. Visit  meep meeps profile page
    People in my program range from 23-42, most people fall in the 26-32 range but I have no idea the class average. I'm 28 and sometimes I feel like I'm one of the oldest ....
  14. Visit  kenmartins profile page
    I'm the youngest in my class. I'm 25 and I graduate September 2013 at an advanced age of 27.haha
    Graduated from college at 21 and worked in a medical ICU for 4 years before CRNA school.

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