Week #4 as a CRNA Student- It’s Real Baby!

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This week, a lot of us had a major revelation: We are actually going to BE Nurse Anesthetists. Last week we had a group orientation at a large teaching facility.  We toured the Operating Room in our big blue bunny suits and bouffant caps and realized that someday, this will be our workplace.  We’ll be […]

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Week #3 as a Student CRNA- Student Life (Or Lack Thereof)

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Only 27 months to go before graduation- Woohoo!  I’m going to break up today’s post into some random thoughts.  Send questions and comments to admin “at” crnaacademy.com Journal Club Every Monday after Chem & Physics, we are required to attend Journal Club (JC) with the seniors and super-seniors.  The seniors are a year ahead of […]

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Physiology Textbook

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Physiology Book I had a few e-mails requesting a good textbook for Advanced Physiology. This is the one that a lot of the Board Questions come from.

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Ever Wondered how to get a Head-Start on Nurse Anesthesia School?

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Here are two tips: 1. Start looking at this website for an Anesthesia Board Question of the Day.  I check the website daily, attempt to answer the question, and then copy the answer and rationale onto a Word Document. By the time I graduate, I’ll have more than enough questions to practice with before I […]

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Week #2 as a Student CRNA- Courseload

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I am proud to announce that I have survived the second week of life as a student CRNA (the first real week of class) and I’m still smiling.  Is it too early to say that it isn’t quite as bad as I was expecting? Courses My first semester courses are: Chemistry & Physics for Anesthesia […]

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Week #1 as a Student CRNA- Brand New SRNA!

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Well…I did it!  I survived my first week as a student CRNA!  Granted- this week was 5 days of orientation so I can’t really take credit for anything more than attendance but that’s something isn’t it?? Orientation The first thought I had when I saw the schedule was- why do we need an ENTIRE WEEK […]

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