Posts in the ‘CRNAs’ Category

Missouri CRNA organizes the first “Terry Fox Run Missouri” for Cancer

Missouri CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) Terry Martin, residing in Bolivar, has organized the “Terry Fox Run Missouri” to raise money to further advance cancer research. Terry (CRNA) was born with Spina Bifida. He has had a total of 27

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) at a Glance

Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care to patients in the United States for 150 years. The credential CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) came into existence in 1956. CRNAs are anesthesia professionals who safely administer more than 34 million anesthetics

Rural CRNAs recognized during CRNA Week

Memphis, MO – In recognition of their profession’s long history and enduring record of patient safety, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in Scotland County Hospital, and across the country are celebrating the 13th annual National Nurse Anesthetists Week, January 22-28,


Gosia Borschardt Summits Mount Everest!

Gosia Borchardt, a Missouri CRNA and mountaineer, after 5 years of planning and training, has reached the summit of Mount Everest (May 18, 2013). The following is a personal account of her adventure as posted on Facebook. Her husband, Andy,

The More You Know

Epidural anesthesia

Type of regional anesthesia produced by the injection of a local anesthetic into the epidural space (just outside the membrane that protects our spinal cord) of the lumbar or sacral region of the spine (lower back). Patient feels numbness from the abdomen or pelvis downward and is used especially to control pain during childbirth. Often a very small tube or catheter is left in place so you can receive more mediation as needed.

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