Diagnosis And Treatment Of Nursing

2446 Words Sep 15th, 2016 10 Pages
A CRNA has much responsibility in the hospital setting and also the outpatient setting depending on the area. Most CRNA 's have Anesthesiologist working above one. A CRNA that works in a hospital setting has many areas to specialize in, such as cardiology, orthopedics, epidurals, general surgery, pediatrics/neonatal. This role differs from other nursing roles in many ways. A CRNA meets with the patients and gives the patient medication to sleep. The CRNA will monitor the patient’s hemodynamic measures during the procedure and titrate medication based on patient’s response to surgery. A Nurse Anesthetist must further one’s education to a masters or now a doctorate degree. An RN that is pursuing this degree needs to have at least one year of Intensive care unit experience, or Emergency room at a level one trauma center. Acute care is important because patients in this setting can change dramatically very quick. The nurse has to know how to deal with a patient that is critical. The reason that one needs this experience is because a nurse working in the icu works under stressful conditions with critical patients. administering anesthetics is critical because one has to monitor the patient, and anything could change in a heartbeat. A nurse that has acute care experience has learned Advanced cardiac life support, ECG monitoring, hemodynamic values, and have worked with an acute care multi disciplinary team to treat the patient.

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