anesthetist vs anesthesiologist - page 4

Hi, i was reading an earlier post about possible interview questions and one of them was: "Do you know the difference between a nurse anesthetist and an anesthesiologist ?" It kind of... Read More

  1. by   Ava's mom
    Wow, what an incredible dialogue. I am impressed with the passion and fortitude that all of you have shown. I have really learned a lot about the different perspectives and thank the original poster for starting this thread!!
  2. by   Tenesma

    i think the original poster had an excellent question - which is bound to come up during interviews for CRNA school... My posts (in my defense) were primarily directed at those who have minimal experience in the field and are way too cocky for their pants.

    i think they are interested in a few answers
    1) difference in training and exposure
    2) difference in philosophy
    3) difference in legal and billing issues

    by addressing those three points you will have an excellent answer to that question.... all they want is for you to show logical deductive reasoning, they don't expect you to know anything beyond that...