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Cost of Education and Earning Potential for Non-Physician Anesthesia Providers

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2014  Vol. 82, No. 1 25 Potential non-physician anesthesia students gauge many different aspects of a graduate program prior to applying, but cost of education and earning potential are typically high priorities for students. Our analysis evalu

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists—Part 1—A Tour of Autonomic Reflex Activity Relevant to Clinical Practice

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2017  Vol. 85, No. 2 141 AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists A Tour of Autonomic Reflex Activity Relevant to Clinical Practice Abigail Conley, MSNA, CRNA Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA Kevin Baker, MSNA, CRNA Objectives Upon completion of t

Use of Personal Electronic Devices by Nurse Anesthetists and the Effects on Patient Safety

114 AANA Journal  April 2016  Vol. 84, No. 2 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) pro- vide high-quality patient care to ensure patient safety. Strict vigilance and prompt response is required of the CRNA to make critical decisions. Distractions dur- ing a

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Working Conditions and Outcomes: A Review of the Literature

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  August 2017  Vol. 85, No. 4 261 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) deliver anesthesia to more than 34 million patients per year in the United States in both inpatient and outpatient set- tings. Yet CRNA working conditions and workforce out-

Stress: Perceptions, Manifestations, and Coping Mechanisms of Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  August 2012  Vol. 80, No. 4  Special Research Edition S49 Stress is a response to change from the norm. Stress affects all individuals to varying degrees and can be positive, such as eustress, or negative, such as dis- tress. The purpose of this quali

Opioid Abuse Among Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologists

120 AANA Journal  April 2012  Vol. 80, No. 2 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline.aspx Abuse and dependency on potent opioids have long been recognized as problems among nurse anesthe- tists and anesthesiologists. Research has provided insight into the incidence of abuse, risk factors asso- ciated with

Apneic Oxygenation: A Method to Prolong the Period of Safe Apnea

322 AANA Journal  October 2016  Vol. 84, No. 5 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline A difficult intubation poses one of the most challeng- ing tasks for anesthesia professionals, representing 27% of all adverse respiratory events, 93% of which are unanticipated. Unanticipated difficult mask ven- tilatio

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists – Part 2 – Mitochondrial Diseases and Anesthesia: A Literature Review of Current Opinions

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  June 2013  Vol. 81, No. 3 237 AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists Mitochondrial Diseases and Anesthesia: A Literature Review of Current Opinions MAJ Berenice Rivera-Cruz, CRNA, DNAP, USAR Objectives At the completion of this course, the r

Predicting Success in Nurse Anesthesia Programs: An Evidence-Based Review of Admission Criteria

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  June 2013  Vol. 81, No. 3 183 Nurse anesthesia programs strive to minimize attri- tion due to academic reasons and maximize student success. The authors examined the evidence for evaluating applicants to nurse anesthesia programs that may help predict s

Anesthesia Medicare Trend Analysis Shows Increased Utilization of CRNA Services

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  October 2017  Vol. 85, No. 5 375 Volume of anesthesia Medicare Part B services had an average increase of 3.1% per year from 2000 to 2014. In 2014, the top 25 anesthesia procedure codes accounted for 75% of all allowed Medicare services and $1.87 billio

Effects of Ketamine on Major Depressive Disorder in a Patient With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

118 AANA Journal  April 2013  Vol. 81, No. 2 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Ketamine has been used in anesthesia for many years and in various environments with an acceptable safety margin. The side effects of hallucinations and para- noid thoughts need to be overcome for acceptance of ketamine in

The Prevalence and Patterns of Substance Abuse Among Nurse Anesthesia Students

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  August 2014  Vol. 82, No. 4 277 The purpose of this study was to assess the preva- lence, demographic factors, outcomes, and preven- tative measures for substance abuse among nurse anesthesia students over a 5-year period from 2008 to 2012. An electroni

Patient Satisfaction With Anesthesia Care: What Do We Know?

286 AANA Journal  August 2017  Vol. 85, No. 4 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline This evidence review aimed to conceptualize patient satisfaction with anesthesia care (PSAC), which has been linked to reimbursement, competency evalua- tions, and litigation; to describe factors affecting PSAC; and to de

Effect of a Nontechnical Skills Intervention on First-Year Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists' Skills During Crisis Simulation

46 AANA Journal  February 2016  Vol. 84, No. 1 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Simulation-based education provides a safe place for student registered nurse anesthetists to practice non- technical skills before entering the clinical arena. An anesthetist’s lack of nontechnical skills contributes to

Handoffs in the Postoperative Anesthesia Care Unit: Use of a Checklist for Transfer of Care

264 AANA Journal  August 2015  Vol. 83, No. 4 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Information loss can occur during all phases of care. The transfer of care (handoff) from the operating room to the postoperative anesthesia care unit (PACU) is an especially susceptible time. Information loss can lead to

Examining Transfer of Care Processes in Nurse Anesthesia Practice: Introducing the PATIENT Protocol

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  June 2013  Vol. 81, No. 3 225 Human factors, such as inadequate situation aware- ness, have been associated with preventable accidents in anesthesia practice. Integral to developing situation awareness in the operating room environment is the safe and e

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Anesthesia Emergence

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  June 2013  Vol. 81, No. 3 199 Emergence agitation or delirium is a known phenom- enon in the postanesthesia period. The underlying cause is not definitively understood. In a US Army hospital’s postanesthesia care unit, combat-related posttraumatic stres

Ketamine as Part of a Multimodal Approach to Postoperative Pain Management

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  October 2017  Vol. 85, No. 5 369 Some surgeries present increased challenges for ade- quate perioperative pain management, which require innovative methods to prevent development of chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP). Ketamine is an adjunct to traditional

Snoring, Trouble Breathing, Un-Refreshed (STBUR) Screening Questionnaire to Reduce Perioperative Respiratory Adverse Events in Pediatric Surgical Patients: A Quality Improvement Project

256 AANA Journal  August 2015  Vol. 83, No. 4 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Children who present for surgery with undiagnosed sleep-disordered breathing are particularly vulner- able to perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAEs). Preoperative screening can identify chil- dren at increased r

Implementation of Mass Transfusion Protocol in the Outpatient Operating Room Setting: A Case Study

196 AANA Journal  June 2015  Vol. 83, No. 3 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The current definition of massive transfusion is replace- ment of 5 U of packed red blood cells in 3 hours because of uncontrolled hemorrhage or replacement of the entire blood volume within a 24-hour period. The prompt act

Exploring Strategies to Increase and Sustain Membership in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

396 AANA Journal  December 2016  Vol. 84, No. 6 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The total numbers of Certified Registered Nurse Anes- thetists (CRNAs) in the United States and members of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) have risen to an all-time high. However, the percentage of

Effects of Ondansetron on Attenuating Spinal Anesthesia–Induced Hypotension and Bradycardia in Obstetric and Nonobstetric Subjects: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2017  Vol. 85, No. 2 113 Hypotension and bradycardia are common adverse effects following spinal anesthesia. Ondansetron has been studied in the attenuation of spinal anesthesia– induced hypotension (SIH) and bradycardia because of its antagonisti

Alice Magaw: A Model for Evidence-Based Practice

50 AANA Journal  February 2015  Vol. 83, No. 1 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The model of evidence-based practice (EBP) of Alice Magaw places the practice of nurse anesthesia as an early pioneer in patient safety and is prophetic to the aims of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). In its 2001 report,

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists – Part 6 – Anesthesia Case Management for Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2013  Vol. 81, No. 1 65 AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists Anesthesia Case Management for Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Loretta Kitabjian, CRNA, MSN Sandy Bordi, CRNA, MSN Sass Elisha, CRNA, EdD Mark Gabot, CRNA, MSN Jerem

 
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