Compare And Contrast Cna And CRNA

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In order to compare and contrast these two very similar practices, we must first understand what both mean, there differences and how they affect the world of medicine. Earning either of these titles in life means you’ve gone through a vigorous and thorough program of graduate level study or higher depending upon your path. So what’s a CRNA? A CRNA is a Registered Nurse that has completed a CRNA master level or higher program. CRNA is an acronym, which stands for “Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist”. These nurses must have a minimum, one year of emergency room or ICU experience (depending on the program both or one can be accepted) and must also hold a current and unencumbered RN licensure with an undergraduate bachelorette degree prior…show more content…
Others would say that nurses do not qualify to be practicing the administration of anesthetics due to their much shorter training requirements to acquire their boards. Personally I believe that because RN’s are nurses first and acquire acute care experience they would be more in tune with patient care and comfort. Between undergraduate, doctorate level MD training and anesthesia school you’re not exposed to any type of patient care until you’ve finished eight to nine years of schooling. Like I’ve said before just because you’ve done great in these programs of study doesn’t mean you’re a good healer. “Despite the best intensions, high rate of largely preventable adverse events and medical errors occur that cause harm to patients. There is no immunity from these mistakes; adverse events and medical errors may occur in any healthcare setting and in any community.”(Nursing in todays world, tenth edition, p.…show more content…
10).” But the conductors of the review were sure to have mentioned “The ethical and patient safety implications of randomly assigned nurses to cases stating “randomization may be unacceptable to health service providers, research ethics committees and patients, particularly for high-risk patients and procedures (p. 15)”” (ASAH.org) 2) “It’s difficult to determine who provides anesthesia care in the studies and the number of cases that actually involved a physician anesthesiologist (p. 11)” the ASA is claiming that the data collected and used in this review, are difficult to determine who did what and when. In other words it is unclear as to who was performing and providing care in these studies and very well could be, the care provided by an anesthesiologist. They say also that the data provided and used by the study has limiting factors to determine whether an anesthesiologist was available as needed, for rescue or advice by a patient being treated by a nurse anesthetist if they were to experience complications under the

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