I am a former Trauma Flight RN now a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Nurse Anesthetist (CRNAs). I can help answer questions on the CRNA profession and clinical anesthesia. I work full time as an independent practice CRNA and have a special interest in regional anesthesia, particularly peripheral nerve blocks. I also teach ultrasound regional anesthesia and lecture all over the country. If I do not know the answer, I will find it for you.
I am a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Nurse Anesthetist who works as an independent/autonomous practitioner. There are often questions about my profession and I would like to offer the service of an actual CRNA. If you did not know, there are about 40000 of us which equates to 50% of the anesthesia providers in the USA today. I also lecture and teach ultrasound regional anesthesia all over the country.
AANA (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists)
IARS (International Anesthesia Research Society) AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners)
Air Medical Transport Journal
OutPatient Surgery Magazine
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters in Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Excellence in anesthesia education award
I love anesthesia and I am proud to be a Nurse Anesthetist. Taking care of patients who need surgery is an exceptionally amazing experience. It is a level of trust which humbles me daily.
There is a VAST array I hope to and will learn about anesthesia. It is called the 'practice' of anesthesia for a reason, we are continually learning and refining what we do in the best interest of our patients.
- Nurse anesthetists (CRNA) can work independently without Anesthesiologists (and often do)
- CRNAs make up 50% of all anesthesia providers in the USA
- CRNAs are the primary anesthesia providers in rural America
- We have the same scope of practice in the OR as Anesthesiologists
- Surgeons who work with independent CRNAs are no more liable than working with Anesthesiologists
There are alot of politics which surround the practice of anesthesia. There is often friction between professional groups because of this. The reality is that truth often lies somewhere in the middle. I am here to help examine that truth as needed.
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