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What is an Anesthesiologist?

What is a Nurse Anesthetist?

What is an Anesthesiologist?
An Anesthesiologist is a physician that, having completed four years of medical school, went on to complete four or more years of residency training in the specialty of Anesthesiology. In comparison, a residency in pediatrics or internal medicine is three years following medical school. A Board Certified Anesthesiologist is one that has met the requirements set forth by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Over ninety percent of the Anesthesiologists at Winthrop are Board Certified or Board Eligible.

What is a Nurse Anesthetist?
A Nurse Anesthetist is a registered nurse with intensive care experience that has then completed a two year program certified by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Certified Nurse Anesthetists have met the qualification set forth by the American Association of of Nurse Anesthetists. All CRNA’s at Winthrop work under the supervision of an attending anesthesiologist.

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