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Learn more about the CRNA scope of practice - CLICK HERE -
Courtesy of the Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists (OSANA)
CRNAs care for patients at all illness and disease severity levels across the lifespan in a variety of settings for procedures including, but not limited to, surgical, obstetrical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and pain management. CRNAs serve as clinicians, researchers, educators, mentors, advocates, and administrators.
CRNA practice may include, but is not limited to the following:
*The average annual salary range of a CRNA in Columbus, Ohio does not including bonus and benefit information and other factors that impact base pay (courtesy of salary.com).
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*The total number of CRNAs with an "active" (or current) license authorized by the Ohio Board of Nursing as of June 30, 2017
3,183* Number of CRNAs in Ohio
From "Development of an Educational Tool for State Legislators Regarding CRNA Practice," by A. Milosh, J. McDaniel, M. C. Graham, and K. Ahiievych, 2013, The Ohio State University, © 2013 by Angela Milosh, DNP, CRNA. Reprinted with permission.
Informational Handout about Ohio CRNAs
CRNAs must obtain a Master's or Doctorate degree from a Nurse Anesthesia accredited program and pass a national CRNA certification examination. CRNAs are licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing as APRNs. They must practice in supervision with a physician, dentist, or podiatrist when providing direct patient care. When administering anesthesia, the CRNA must be in the immediate presence of the physician, dentist, or podiatrist, according to section 4723.01(M) of the Ohio Revised Code.
Other important information to know:
CRNAs must maintain ongoing national certification, to read more at NBCRNA - CLICK HERE -
Studies show anesthesia delivered by CRNAs is safe, of high quality, and cost-effective - CLICK HERE -