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Nurse anesthetists: Demand is up and the secret is out

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Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) were once called the “best kept secret in health care,” but not today.
With the U.S. population aging and more surgical procedures being performed in ambulatory surgical centers and physicians’ offices, the demand for anesthesia care is growing. And nurses are entering the field in increasing numbers. In 1999, 948 nurse anesthetists graduated from 83 nurse anesthesia educational programs. In 2007, 2,021 graduated from 106 programs.
This influx of new nurse anesthetists in a short period was needed. At the turn of the century, both the vacancy rate and median age for CRNAs were rising—trends the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), an ANA organizational affiliate, needed to quickly reverse. The challenge was daunting, but efforts to increase educational programs, clinical sites, and faculty paid off with fewer job vacancies and a lower median age today. Still, it will be years before the supply of CRNAs outpaces the demand.
Why is nursing anesthesia a hot career choice?
• One-to-one patient care: CRNAs administer anesthesia to one patient at a time, ensuring the patient’s safety throughout the procedure.
•      Compensation: Nursing anesthesia is a highly paid specialty.
•      Opportunity: CRNAs work in every type of facility and provide anesthesia for every type of surgery.
•      High tech: Anesthetic drugs and equipment are cutting edge.
•      Respect: CRNAs practice with a high degree of autonomy and professional respect.
•      AANA: This professional association ensures that members have a seat at the table with legislators, regulators, and other decision makers and that members are recognized by the public as valuable contributors to the U.S. healthcare system.
This year, some 37,000 nurse anesthetists will provide about 30 million anesthetics to patients. The secret is out.
To learn more, visit www.aana.com.

12 thoughts on “Nurse anesthetists: Demand is up and the secret is out”

  1. Robert says:

    Hi, Good information. There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    CRNA Anesthesia Seminars : New England at the Cliff House 2019 Encore Symposium is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held from Sep 16 – 19, 2019 at Cliff House Maine, Cape Neddick, Maine, USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/new-england-at-the-cliff-house-2019-encore-symposium

    Thank you,

  2. Robert says:

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    Thanks for sharing this information.There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences the conference details are given below.

    Botox /nerve/joint Blocks, Neurology & Pain Workshop is organized by EPIX CME and will be held from Aug 22 – 24, 2019 at Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA. The Target Audience are Primary Care Providers, family medicine providers, internal medicine providers, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and any other providers.

    For more information please follow the below link :
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/botulinum-toxin-nerve-joint-blocks-neurology-pain-workshop-aug-22-24-2019

  3. Robert says:

    Hi. It’s an Incredible information .There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    NBCRNA core Module Preparation and NBCRNA CPC Exam Review: Charleston Harbor-Front Sanctuary 2019 Encore Symposium is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held from Jun 03 – 06, 2019 at The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/new-england-at-the-cliff-house-2019-pharmacology-cpc-review

    Thank You,

  4. Robert says:

    Hi. It’s an Incredible information .There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    NBCRNA core Module Preparation and NBCRNA CPC Exam Review: Charleston Harbor-Front Sanctuary 2019 Encore Symposium is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held from Jun 03 – 06, 2019 at The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/charleston-harbor-front-sanctuary-2019-encore-symposium

    Thank You,

  5. Robert says:

    Hi. It’s an Incredible information .There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    NBCRNA core Module Preparation and NBCRNA CPC Exam Review: Charleston Harbor-Front 2019 Pharmacology CPC Review is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held on Jun 02, 2019 at The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Charleston, South Carolina,USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/charleston-harbor-front-pharmacology-cpc-review-course-2019

    Thank You,

  6. Robert says:

    Hi. Thanks for sharing the information.There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    CRNA Continuing Education Conference, Anesthesia Conferences for Nurses Anthetists.Spring on Hilton Head Island 2019 Encore Symposium is organized by Encore Symposium and will be held from May 20 – 23, 2019 at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina,USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/spring-on-hilton-head-island-2019-encore-symposium

  7. Robert says:

    Hi. Thanks for sharing the information.There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    CRNA Continuing Education Conference, Anesthesia Conferences for Nurses Anthetists.Hilton Head Island 2019 Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held on May 19, 2019 at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina,USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/hilton-head-island-2019-ultrasound-workshop

  8. Robert says:

    Hi. Thanks for sharing the information.There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    CPC Exam Preparation and CPC Exam Study for AANA Class A CE Credits.Sun & Sand Encore CPC Review 2019 is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held from Mar 16 – 17, 2019 at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, Naples, Florida, USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/sun-sand-encore-cpc-review-2019

  9. Robert says:

    Hi,

    Thank you for sharing this information.There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences the conference details are given below.

    CRNA Exam Preparation : American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 21.00 Class A CE credits.Naples & Everglades National Park Escape 2019 Encore Symposium is organized by Encore Symposium and will be held from Mar 18 – 21, 2019 at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, Naples, Florida,USA.

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/naples-everglades-national-park-escape-2019-encore-symposium

    Thank you,

  10. Robert says:

    Hi,

    Thanks for sharing this information.here we provide one Anesthisiology Conference.the conference details are given below.

    Aesthetic Medicine Training: Step 1 is organized by American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM) and will be held from Mar 01 – 03, 2019 at Bangkok, Thailand. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians (M.D. / D.O.), Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Dentists.

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/aesthetic-medicine-training-step-1-by-american-board-of-aesthetic-medicine-abam-mar-01-03-2019

    Thank you,

  11. Robert says:

    Hi.Good information.There are some conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    CRNA Continuing Education Symposium and CRNA Anesthesia Seminars for Nurse Anesthetists.Palm Springs Oasis in the Desert 2019 Encore Symposium is organized by Encore Symposium and will be held from Feb 18 – 21, 2019 at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, California,USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/palm-springs-oasis-in-the-desert-2019-encore-symposium

    Thank You,

  12. Robert says:

    Hi,
    Good information.There are some Conferences happening in which medical specialty would be Anesthesiology and here is one of those conferences.

    CRNA Anesthesia Seminars and Continuing Education Conference for Nurse Anesthetists.Palm Springs’ Encore CPC Review 2019 is organized by Encore Symposiums and will be held from Feb 16 – 17, 2019 at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, California,USA

    For more information please follow the below link:
    https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2019/palm-springs-encore-cpc-review-2019

    Thank You,

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