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<p>The West isn’t the only place experiencing firestorms. A just-published proposal from the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow full practice authority for APRNs, including CRNAs, has ignited a battle with the American Society of Anesthesiologists over whether CRNAs should be allowed to practice without physician supervision at VA facilities. The proposed change would allow CRNAs to work without the collaboration, supervision, or other involvement of physicians.</p>

Battle Lines Drawn: Proposal Says CRNAs Could Practice Alone at VA

APRNs could work without physician supervision at VA facilities