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October 3, 2019

The CRNA graduates from Villanova University / CCMC Nurse Anesthesia Program are highly-qualified clinicians who are recruited across the country.

July 31, 2019

With 13 nurse anesthetist programs here, Pennsylvania ranks among the top draws nationally for CRNA students. But that could be at risk. Without an official CRNA designation, many graduating students wait as long as six months to get credentialed in out-of-state facili...

June 24, 2019

Pennsylvania remains one of just two states (New York is the other) that do not recognize CRNAs in some fashion. Under the state’s Professional Nursing Law, there is no official definition for “certified registered nurse anesthetist,” meaning these professionals are re...

September 21, 2017

Representative Aaron Bernstine's grandmother is a CRNA and devoted her life to caring for her patients. That's why he's supporting H.B. 719.

April 25, 2017

Today, CRNAs are recognized for their rich history and well-established traditions. But it was trailblazers like Shirley Gordner who helped to establish the culture of safe, responsible anesthesia care that continues to this day.

November 10, 2016

Lt. Col. Laura Wiggins, a critical care nurse and reservist in the U.S. Air Force, was the only anesthesia provider on her base when she was deployed to Kyrgyzstan in 2006. That’s not uncommon. CRNAs usually are the primary anesthesia providers in austere combat theate...

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