|DNA||NURSAN||3800||1.5||Nurse Anesthetist Role Seminar|
This course prepares the nurse anesthesia student for their new role as a CRNA and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Areas of professional responsibility and potential professional roles will be addressed including APRN, educator, military member, consultant, self-employed practitioner, CRNA clinician, leader, change agent, organizational leadership position and administrator. Licensure, accreditation, certification and educational requirements for CRNAs as APRNs will be reviewed. Pathways to active involvement in community service and legislative advocacy will be discussed and analyzed. Legal, financial, malpractice and ethical issues related to nurse anesthesia practice will be addressed.