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Education and experience required to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) include: A Bachelor$s of Science in Nursing (BSN) or other appropriate baccalaureate degree. A current license as a registered nurse. At least one year$s experience in an acute care nursing setting. Graduation from an accredited graduate school of nurse anesthesia. These educational programs range from 24-36 months, depending upon university requirements, and offer a master$s degree. All programs include clinical training in university-based or large community hospitals. Pass a national certification examination following graduation. It takes a minimum of seven calendar years of education and experience to prepare a CRNA. The average student nurse anesthetist works at least 1,694 clinical hours and administers more than 790 anesthetics. Between 1,300 and 1,700 student nurse anesthetists graduate each year and go on to pass their certification examination. Nurse anesthetists were among the first specialty nurses to require continuing education. CRNAs must be recertified every two years, which includes meeting practice requirements and obtaining a minimum of 40 continuing education credits. The first organized program in nurse anesthesia education was offered in 1909. As of July 1, 2005 there are 95 nurse anesthesia programs with more than 1,100 clinical sites in the United States and Puerto Rico. These programs are affiliated with or operated by the school of nursing or health sciences department of a university. When considering a career in nurse anesthesia, individuals often have questions about the profession. The following includes answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and suggestions on where to get answers to other questions you may have. It is hoped that you will find this information useful in considering a career as a nurse anesthetist. What are Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)? Nurse anesthesia is an advanced clinical nursing specialty. As anesthesia specialists, CRNAs administer approximately 65% of the 26 million anesthetics given to patients in the United States each year. How Does a Nurse become a CRNA? A nurse attends an accredited nurse anesthesia education program to receive an extensive education in anesthesia. Upon graduation, the nurse must pass a national certification exam to become a CRNA. What does a Nurse Anesthesia Education Program Include? A program will include 24 to 36 months of graduate course work including both classroom and clinical experience with: The classroom curriculum emphasizing anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics and pharmacology as related to anesthesia. The major clinical component providing experience with a variety of anesthesia techniques and procedures for all types of surgery and obstetrics. All nurse anesthesia education programs offer a master$s degree. Depending on the particular program, the degrees are in nursing, allied health, or biological and clinical sciences. What are the Requirements for Admission to a Program? The requirements for admission are: A bachelor$s of science in nursing or another appropriate baccalaureate degree. (Each program determines "appropriate" degrees and "approved" programs.) A license as a registered nurse. A minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience. (Each program determines what constitutes "acute care" nursing.) Is Financial Aid Available for an Individual to Attend a Program? Financial aid is available and varies by program. It is suggested that you contact several programs and ask them about the availability of tuition assistance, as well as the specific admission criteria. There is no financial aid available through AANA for those entering a nurse anesthesia education program. What is the Role of An Individual CRNA? A CRNA takes care of a patient$s anesthesia needs before, during and after surgery or the delivery of a baby by: Performing a physical assessment Participating in preoperative teaching Preparing for anesthetic management Administering anesthesia to keep the patient pain free Maintaining anesthesia intraoperatively Overseeing recovery from anesthesia Following the patient$s postoperative course from recovery room to patient care unit. CRNAs provide services in conjunction with other healthcare professionals such as surgeons, dentists, podiatrists, and anesthesiologists. Where do CRNAs Practice? CRNAs practice in a variety of settings in the private and public sectors and in the U.S. military, including traditional hospital operating rooms, ambulatory surgery centers, pain clinics, and physicians$ offices. They practice on a solo basis, in groups and collaboratively. Some CRNAs have independent contracting arrangements with physicians or hospitals. What Employment Opportunities Exist for CRNAs? CRNAs are in demand and therefore have many opportunities for general or specialty practice throughout the United States. Reflecting the level of responsibility, CRNAs are one of the best paid nursing specialties. The reported average annual salary in 2001 was approximately $113,000. Past, Present, Future of CRNAs Nurse anesthesia is no longer the best kept secret in healthcare. Established in the late 1800s as the first clinical nursing specialty, nurse anesthesia developed in response to the growing need surgeons had for anesthetists. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) have played significant roles in developing the practice of anesthesia. Today, more than 30,000 CRNAs provide cost-effective, high-quality patient care that is essential to America$s healthcare system. What Is the Role of the Individual CRNA? Nurse anesthetists, pioneers in anesthesia, have been administering anesthesia for more than 100 years. As anesthesia specialists, CRNAs take care of patients before, during and after surgical or obstetrical procedures. Nurse anesthetists stay with their patients for the entire procedure, constantly monitoring every important body function and individually modifying the anesthetic to ensure maximum safety and comfort. How do CRNAs Impact Healthcare? CRNAs are the sole anesthesia providers in more than two-thirds of all rural hospitals in the United States, affording some 70 million rural Americans access to anesthesia. CRNAs provide a significant amount of the anesthesia in inner cities as well. CRNAs are qualified and permitted by state law or regulations to practice in every state of the nation. Meeting the Needs of Tomorrow CRNAs have a proud history of meeting the challenges of changing healthcare trends. The recent acceleration of managed healthcare services will provide additional opportunities and new challenges for these advanced practice nurses. CRNAs will continue to be recognized as anesthesia specialists providing safe patient care. CRNAs Fully Use Their Training During surgery, the patient$s life often rests in the hands of the anesthesia provider. This awesome responsibility requires CRNAs to fully utilize every aspect of their anesthesia education, nursing skills, and scientific knowledge. CRNAs vigilantly monitor the patient$s vital signs, regulate the anesthetic as necessary, analyze situations, make decisions, communicate clearly with the other members of the surgical team, and respond quickly and appropriately in an emergency. "The future looks bright for CRNAs," according to 1999 AANA President Linda R. Williams, CRNA, JD. "CRNAs are a glowing example of how advanced practice nurses can be used to provide affordable, high-quality healthcare to the citizens of this country." The shortage of CRNAs in the marketplace spells job opportunities. With hospitals and other healthcare facilities scrutinizing their bottom lines, CRNAs offer an attractive option for providing anesthesia care. Also of interest is the fact that approximately eight nurse anesthetists can be educated for the cost of one anesthesiologist. Competitively, this gives CRNAs an advantage over anesthesiologists in a scenario where manpower supply and costs to the government and society are issues. It is not the policy of the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), nor the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, to rank nurse anesthesia educational programs. All accredited programs of anesthesia follow the same accreditation standards, policies and procedures as set forth by the COA. Once they are accredited, they have to maintain the accreditation through periodic reviews to ensure they are following the standards. I am a CRNA and i make a gross income $150,000-160,000 (including call pay).....This does not take into consideration any benefits (like 401k, insurance, continuing education expense allowance etc)....so if you added the benefit package we are close to 200k...Also there has been nice sign on bonus, relocation, and school loan pay off ( total amount given : 10,000-60,000 depending on facility)..Nice thing is most places offer the day after call off with pay (which adds in more time off and some CRNAs work locum @90-120 an hour +expenses to add to their current base), and we get 6-8 weeks of vacation time (depends on employer), CEU time off (usually 1-2 weeks); Again it will depend on your employer! Great profession, alot of stress and hard work though!!!!! Variety of schedules available (8, 12,16, 24 hour shifts)....Weekdays or weekends or combination of both...holidays and no holidays...again those practice settings you choose will influence the pay and perks!!!!
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A Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelors Degree of Science in Nursing (BSN) accompanied by Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) and Neonatal Intensive Care Nur…sing Certification (NCC) in the United States can expect to earn between $30-$115 per hour, depending on region and system.
From the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics: Median annual wages of registered nurses were $62,450 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $51,6…40 and $76,570. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,410, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $92,240. Determining where you might fit in within this range results from a variety of factors including an RN's overall experience, the school they attended or the state where you work (there are a lot of great answers on this below.) We've written an article that provides detailed information as well as useful visuals on the topic , see the related link for Career Numbers: How much do nurses earn? (below) More advice from the nurses out there: . It depends on where and what type of nursing. A staff nurse starts off in the hospital making about $18,000 a year. As a traveler, you will make about $30,000 a year. I have seen people clear over $100,000 a year, but on average about $35,000-40,000. . You will earn more money if you job-hop every two years or so between companies/hospitals. Competitive raises rise much faster than annual merit raises (which are usually less than a dollar/hr). My sister-in-law chose to stay with one hospital over the past 15 years while I've moved around based on salaries (every 2-4 years). She makes $55,000/yr and I make $90,000/yr for the same work. . Hospitals are rarely loyal or offer more incentives to long-term employees. Furthermore, they rarely offer retirement benefits - other than matching your 401k benefits, which you can move with you from job to job. Find any long-term nurse and it's almost guaranteed that a new nurse working beside her (with less than 3 years' experience) is paid more per hour. . I am an RN in PA. I started out 9 years ago at 19.00/hr. I work in a nonprofit long-term care skilled nursing facility (SNIFF unit). This is my second place of employment as a nurse. This past year (2007) I grossed $83,000. I make 34/hr as a nurse manager. I work 9 days in a 2-week pay period, (72 hours) and work the last 8 in overtime after 8-hour shifts, for which I receive time and a half. In addition, I do an hour here or there for overtime - it adds up. I have 4 weeks' paid vacation, excellent health and dental, 8 sick days, 2 personal days/year. The LPN's at work make from 20-25/hr depending on experience. The RN's make 30-37/hr depending on the shift. These are the rates in this PA suburban area. . In California, on average, a CNA (nursing assistant) makes $9-14 per hour, more being made on night shift and with experience. An LVN gets paid approximately $20-30 per hour. The ones I know make $22-$25. An RN makes $30 plus per hour. The ones I know make about $35. This is at real hospitals, doing home health, there are always places where you can make less. But in CA I would say that this is average. (there are a lot of nurses in my family and I am going to be one.) . My wife is a nurse and she teaches nurses on review classes in passing the CGFNS and NCLEX. I remember a story from her where one of her students encountered this question from an immigration official at the US Embassy. This questions she says is usually asked by an immigration officer to try to find out if indeed the nurse knows how much she will be making if she goes to a certain state in the USA. So my wife always advises her students to always find out from their prospective employers the rate of salary they will be paid. Of course the basic salary for nurses differs from state to state. It is important that the applicant knows the prevailing rates in a certain state or job field. . I worked in payroll at a nursing home until July of this year; we started LPN's at $17 per hour with less than 1 year of experience, and RN's with less than 1 year of experience were started at $20 per hour. This is in the Cleveland area. Wages for nurses depend on the area and where you work (nursing facility, hospital, etc.). I think it also depends on where in a hospital a nurse works. . I started out as an RN with a B.S.N. in 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee. There was a sign on bonus (like 2500) for a yr, then started out at 18.50 with a 2.50 shift diff to work nights. I then moved to my home town (Corinth, MS) and became a hospice nurse and made 18.50 plus my gas mileage (which averaged anywhere from 4-5 dollars more an hour). Now I work weekends in Memphis, TN - I am what you call a full-time/ part time weekender. We get 3 weekend off a yr (and then some) and plenty of cash plus, I pay 120 dollars a month for good insurance and get 401k, and I make 40 dollars an hour. I work two twelves a wk and some hospice during the week - and that job's salaries has increased by a dollar - very good deal!!! I enjoy the fact that I am not employed by an agency but still make excellent money! . I've been an RN for 15 years. I have worked in ICU and ER settings in busy metropolitan hospitals. I worked for one employer for 14 years full time, while also working at other facilities part time. My best year I made $56,000. That may sound like a good income to some but consider that this is overall a very difficult, unappreciated and sometimes dangerous job. You have a heavy burden of responsibility and the lives of others are in your hands. One screw-up can ruin you for life. Imagine if you made an honest mistake, medicated a person (say a child or baby) with the wrong med or gave the wrong dose by accident. That patient dies. You get sued, reprimanded, dragged over the coals - while simultaneously experiencing the guilt and remorse for what you had done. You live with something like that for the rest of your life. Nurses are cussed, ridiculed and assaulted all while trying to save lives and make the world a better place. Hospitals are understaffed and nurses are given higher patient loads and more responsibility so that the hospital and doctors ($200k+/year) can profit more and more. Our benefits have been cut; our health insurance is some of the worse I have ever seen; and our retirement plan is an insult for a working professional. The average career span of a nurse is 7 years. The burnout rate is high and most every nurse I work with dreams of getting out of the profession - including myself. . In Boston many nurses make at least 80k. . I am a registered nurse (not a travel nurse) and I earned $78,000 last year in Florida with less than 2 years experience. But you have to consider the overtime and shift differentials. I averaged 60 hours per week. Any RN can reach as high as $100,000/year if they want to work overtime or have more than one job. . As a registered nurse in the ICU and ER setting I have earned over and close to $100,000 a year for over 10 years. It seems to depend on where in the country you work, your specialty, and overtime. I cannot believe one of the ER ICU nurses who has 15 years experience only made $56,000 in his or her best year. I made more than that coming out of college with no overtime as a first-year nurse. You are truly in need of a raise especially if you work in a major metropolitan hospital. Without overtime I make $79,500 a year. Better go talk to your nursing director because you are getting majorly screwed. They earn enough to make a living
TRAVELING NURSE PAY I HAVE BEEN A NURSE FOR OVER 6 YEARS, AND HAVE BEEN TRAVELING FOR ABOUT 3. AN AVERAGE TRAVELING NURSE MAKES AROUND $35-$45/HOURLY... DEPENDING ON THE AREA… OF TRAVEL. "HOT SPOTS" TO TRAVEL --CALIFORNIA, WISCONSIN, AND TEXAS. THE BEST MONEY IS MADE THERE... It depends on your location, specialty and location, but travel nurses can typically make between $30-$40 an hour. Some companies also allow you to take advantage of a Per Diem allowance which can also increase your pay.
According to the US Census Bureau, the estimated mean annual wage for a registered nurse as of May 2008, is $65,130.A Registered Nurse Gets Paid Roughly About $42,968 A Year W…orking In A Hospital, Emergency Room Or Doctors Office. However If You Work Elsewhere Such As A Rest Home, Nursing Home, Or Other Hospitals (Mental Evaluation, Clinics Ect.) You Will Get Paid Less.It all depends on where you are working and how much your hospital pays, to find out what your pay would be at the hospital you want to work at you woul have to go ask someone at that hospitalAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the estimated mean annual wage for registered nurses as of May 2008 is, $65,130. This would amount to $31.31 per hour. Median annual wages of registered nurses were $62,450 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $51,640 and $76,570. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,410, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $92,240. You can expect 54,000 to 65,000 range depending on location and area of expertise.My friend makes $56 / hour as an RN for 3 years.Depends on where you live. In the DFW area in Texas, an RN can earn anywhere from $23-$37 per hour depending on the hospital, experience and whether or not you are full-time or PRN.Pay rate in Michigan is comparable to the range given in the previous answer for Texas- about $30. I work at the VA in Buffalo NY with about 8 yrs experience and a bachelor's degree and now earn $61,000 in 2010 A Registered Nurse Gets Paid Roughly About $32,968 A Year Working In A Hospital, Emergency Room Or Doctors Office. However If You Work Elsewhere Such As A Rest Home, Nursing Home, Or Other Hospitals (Mental Evaluation, Clinics Ect.) You Will Get Paid Less. It all depends on where you are working and how much your hospital pays, to find out what your pay would be at the hospital you want to work at you woul have to go ask someone at that hospital. The median expected salary for a typical Staff Nurse - RN in Cherry Hills Village, CO 80111, is $60,278. This basic market pricing report was prepared using our Certified Compensation Professionals' analysis of survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes, industries and geographies. You can expect 54,000 to 65,000 range depending on location and area of expertise. My friend makes $56 / hour as an RN for 3 years. Depends on where you live. In the DFW area in Texas, an RN can earn anywhere from $23-$37 per hour depending on the hospital, experience and whether or not you are full-time or PRN. Pay rate in Michigan is comparable to the range given in the previous answer for Texas. Registered Nurses' salary is determined by however many years of experience in that field they have. Their salary grows each year if they continue to work as a registered nurse. Less than 1 year: $38,737-$54-927 1-4 years: $40,680-$58,987 5-9 years: $46,649-$64,847 10-19 years: $49,309-$69,571 20+ years: $50.071-$71,963 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the estimated mean annual wage for registered nurses as of May 2008 is, $65,130. This would amount to $31.31 per hour. Median annual wages of registered nurses were $62,450 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $51,640 and $76,570. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,410, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $92,240.
around $18/hr. that is what i heard anyway. *Nurse wages vary greatly by location. Where I live an OR Nurse would make no less than $35/hr.*
Answer Forensic nurses may work in coroner's offices, domestic violence intervention facilities, and hospital or clinical settings. With certifications and train…ing through an online nursing college, a SANE-certified forensic nurse could enter a sexual assault subspecialty, including children, adolescents, adults, males, females, and the elderly. SANE programs are most often in hospitals, but may also be conducted through a district attorney's office or social work organizations such as rape crisis centers. A forensic nursing salary starts at around $26 per hour and can reach as high as $100 per hour depending on location, responsibility, education, and experience. Legal nurse consultants earn upwards of $150 an hour. A forensic nurse with a degree from an online or traditional nursing college is prepared to identify, collect, and preserve evidence from a victim at the hospital or crime scene. Getting the proper training is the first step in securing a lucrative forensic nursing salary.
Answer From my knowledge, a CRNA's salary can start at 120,000 a year and up. It depends on the state where you plan on working. Contract CRNA's make more. Go to www.bl…s.gov and search for more answers. Answer: I work in the surgical department of a large hospital, a Nurse Anesthesist I work with makes $300,000 per year.
if you are a newly qualified registered nurse then the minimum starting salary by law is Ă‚ÂŁ19 thousand one hundred and 66 UK Ă‚ÂŁ.This increases as you advance through what …is known KSF ( KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS fRAMEWORK ) yOU SHOULD LOOK FOR A JOB TAHT IS A BAND 5.HOPE THIS HELPS YOU GOOD LUCK, MARGARET NELSON RGN
Answer The median expected salary for a typical Staff Nurse - RN - Pediatrics - Home Care in the United States is $54,984. Answe…r you can make a range of 30,000 dollars a year to 300,000 a year the 300,000 means that you are very very busy
Answer If you are a RN it depends on where you live-likely around 35K to 50K per year.
Answer A surgical nurse earns anywhere from $59,000 to $71,000 yearly. Depending on experience and the state you will be working in. This salary is more …accurate for illinois.
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Military Pay In the military your pay depends on your rank and time in service, not what your actually job is. For instance if you are a nurse with the rank of Captain you w…ill have the same base income as any other military captain. There is a pay table that will show you the base pay rates. Go to http://www.dod.mil/dfas and look athe the top left in the yellow/gold bar. Select the link for "military pay" and then select the drop down box for military pay tables. As a of the nurse, with a college degree you would be an "O" for officer. In addition to your basic pay rate you receive a small sum each month for food and another for housing cost. The housing rate will vary depending on where you live but it is meant to pay 80-100% of the cost of a rental home. If you serve overseas or in a hardship location there are additional pay allowances you will receive and you can look those rates up from the same site as above.