The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) provides valuable information about anesthesia practice, Including:
One CRNA's experience volunteering:
In order to become a CRNA you may want to check this link to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists web site: "Become a Nurse Anesthetist" It has valuable information about Nurse Anesthesia!
Education and experience required to become a CRNA include:
Students who are interested in taking the "Nurse Anesthesia" class through Saturday Academy may qualify for a tuition waiver through the Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Please contact Saturday Academy to see if this may be you! Those students with a household income of less than $34,000 or if you are of a minority background, are encouraged to apply.
Those high school students seeking to learn more about Nurse Anesthesia, please check out Saturday Academy at www.saturdayacademy.org Grades 9-12 are invited to attend. Those students who cannot afford the fee, may request a tuition waiver Come find out about our exciting and fun profession today! Nurse Anesthetists provide approximately 65% of the anesthesia in the United States and we are experiencing a critical shortage in this career area!
If you are a high school trying to schedule a "Career Day," or a "Presentation," on Nurse Anesthesia and the profession, please contact: Jonathan Jensen, CRNA, Chairman, Public Relations Committee.