Question about anesthesiologists?

  1. To go into anesthesiology does a person have to go thru a nursing program first. My God-child wants to be go into anesthesiology and I was curious if any of you know about it.
    Last edit by 2MagnoliaTrees on Sep 22, '02
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  3. by   JonRN
    An anesthesiologist is an MD. A CRNA is a nurse and yes you have to complete nursing school first.

  4. by   2MagnoliaTrees
    Thanks I thought that's how it went but I wanted to just be sure. He wants to be a CRNA not an MD.
  5. by   meandragonbrett

    Visit the Nurse Anesthetist board here on this site. There's a lot of great information there. And you can also visit that's the Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

  6. by   2MagnoliaTrees
    Thanks , meandragonbrett , I forwarded this info to his Dad. God Bless.