Battle Lines Drawn: Proposal Says CRNAs Could Practice Alone at VA
APRNs could work without physician supervision at VA facilities
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.
Subscribe Now for Access
You have reached your article limit for the month. We hope you found our articles both enjoyable and insightful. For information on new subscriptions, product trials, alternative billing arrangements or group and site discounts please call 800-688-2421. We look forward to having you as a long-term member of the Relias Media community.