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CRNAs possess a skillset uniquely suited to aid in management of this crisis. Most have cared for patients as sick as, or even more acutely ill than, the COVID-19 patient. In the operating room, the nurse anesthetist serves as the frontline, critical care intensivist;...

But even though they play a critical role, Pennsylvania's nurse anesthetists aren't given by law what is called a title designation: They can't practice except under the supervision of an anesthesiologist. That, said its trade association the Pennsylvania A...

Neighboring states like Maryland, Ohio and Virginia, as well as Washington, D.C., all have declared states of emergencies. Because states of emergencies have been declared, Pennsylvania-based CRNAs and other medical licensees are able to work in these states, even if n...

January 31, 2020

PANA has named Jessica Poole, DNAP, MHS, CRNA, to serve as the association’s first-ever director in a newly formed post focused on government relations in Pennsylvania.

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