When did AORN become an elitist political organization? - page 2

I have been an LVN in Texas for 9 years. I have worked in the OR as a scrub and anesthesia tech(one of very few Certified Anesthesia Technologists in the US) for 13 years. Upon successful... Read More

  1. by   suzanne4
    Quote from witnurse
    At our hospital an LPN is our OR Nurse manager. She is an excellent OR nurse and has been for over 20 years. Also, a male nurse at our facility is an ADN grad and just received his RNFA.
    I actually have my RNFA, and am a Diploma gradutate. But I do not have my certification...............you can go thru the training and even work as one, but you will not be able to sit for the certification exam.

    I just never had the time to prepare for the exam, too many other things going on when you could get the certification without the BSN. ( I have a BS in physiology, as well as an MBA, so would never consider going back for a BSN.)
    Your RNFA, is not certified, is working directly for the hospital and is not being paid or reimbursed by the insurance companies............big difference.