Temporary blanket waiver affects many advanced practice nurses; Removing physician supervision requirement will expand the capacity of both physicians and CRNAs to meet growing demand and enhance hands-on care
While most Americans were hunkering down at home and sheltering in place in the face of the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, Denise Skradski of Butler County was doing what she was trained to do by jumping headfirst into a COVID-19 hotspot.
As the hands-on providers of anesthesia care, operating safely in every setting where anesthesia is administered, CRNAs, like so many other health-care professionals, are on the frontline. That makes the profession a critical part of the national response.
Ji Su (Jenny) Kim graduated May 20 from the University of Pennsylvania’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program after serving her final year as a fellow of the prestigious Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Only 16 students receive a fellowship each year.