AHS300_09_NA - 11/4/2009 UAB Nurse Anesthesia Program...

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11/4/2009 1 UAB Nurse Anesthesia Program Laura Wright, MNA, CRNA PhD student UAB SON Assistant Professor NA Program Interim Assistant Program Director School of Health Profession Anesthesia The art and science of reversibly rendering one insensible to pain Author unknown What is a Nurse Anesthetist? A Nurse Anesthetist, or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), is an advanced practice nurse who provides anesthesia CRNAs become nationally certified after completing extensive education & training (total about 7 years) We practice in all 50 states under supervision of an anesthesiologist, surgeon, dentist, or podiatrist We administer approximately 65% of the We administer approximately 65% of the 26 million anesthetics given to patients in US each year Qualities of someone who is attracted to Nurse Anesthesia? Likes control and autonomy Enjoys hands on work/skill oriented Enjoys technology Has a strong science background
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course AHS 300 taught by Professor Paustian during the Fall '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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AHS300_09_NA - 11/4/2009 UAB Nurse Anesthesia Program...

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