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Expansion of nurse anesthesia educational programs: where are the barriers?

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Eileen Mieras Kohlenberg, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: CRNAs have been a major contributor to direct patient anesthesia care for more than 100 years. All indicators suggest a greater need for nurse anesthetist services in the future. Our ability to meet this increased demand will depend on wise decisions in accreditation and professional agendas and support of all CRNAs in this critical issue. As stated by AANA Past President Linda Williams, CRNA, JD, students represent only 10% of our membership but they represent 100% of our future. Let's unite all forces to secure a future in which CRNAs will be indispensable healthcare providers throughout the 21st century.

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Publication
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal
Language: English
Date: 2002
Keywords
Nursing, nurse anesthesia educational programs, Nursing Education