Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Essay
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
I have long heard about how CRNA’s make a lot of money and that I should look into obtaining the education for this career. It wasn’t until now that I realized what a great profession this would be. I may not be able to complete what is required for this career, but maybe I can tell my fellow nursing students what an awesome career this could be.
So what is a CRNA? The AANA defines them as RN’s that “provide anesthesia in collaboration with surgeons, Anesthesiologists, dentists, and other qualified healthcare professionals.” (AANA,”CRNA at a Glance”par.4 ,2013). Essentially they are responsible for administering anesthesia (medication to aid in the surgical procedure) when it is …show more content…
The only issues that seem to be presented about the specialty practice in this area of nursing are the schools that support the Master’s degree and certification for becoming a CRNA. When I researched it, the closest school to Roselle, IL was Rush, in Chicago, Illinois.
In essence, this would be an excellent career path to take, but I am not quite sure I would be able to achieve this level of nursing. If I were to pursue this field, I would have to take into consideration the extensive need to be adverse in math, chemistry, and Physics