by Dalton Sanders
(Van Buren, MO, USA)
I am currently a nursing student working on obtaining my RN. After which, I will earn my BSN; then I plan to become a CRNA.
I do not agree with the change from the MSNA to the DNP. CRNA’s are not considered to be doctors; neither are NP’s. I believe that CRNA’s can properly and adequately administer anesthesia without having a Doctorate.
If they are going to require that NP and they are required to get a Doctorate, they should be called a pediatrician.
It isn’t fair to those who work hard and actually be licensed as a doctor, its a stupid decision.
Comments for My opinion to the CRNA change to DNP
Jul 30, 2013
Once again I have to shake my head… NEW
I really try to sympathize with students like you who absolutely have no clue about what they are talking about. Once you have more education under your belt and do more research next time before you post something that shows your complete ignorance… Excuse me… I just have to shake my head for 5 to 10 minutes in total disappointment
May 02, 2013
Try and NEW
This post is very ignorant in my mind. Doctors or MDs go to Medical School. A doctoral degree for CRNAs anding must go into a post like this.
Nov 11, 2012
Upcoming CRNA NEW
This post is for the nursing student called “upcoming CRNA.” The title infers that you are a registered nurse. It is against the law to call yourself a nurse when you do not have a liscense. You should not use the name “upcoming CRNA” until you have earned the credentials.
Jun 09, 2012
While I do understand where your opinion is coming from, I only partially agree. I do agree that forcing a doctorate on CRNA’s or upcoming CRNA’s is wrong but for a different reason.
Here in the USA, the people actually running the show do not want the competition that CRNA’s give to MD’s, even if there is an actual patient need for CRNA’s. Why do you think it is so difficult to get into a program? I don’t eat ideas such as it’s about the funding for the programs considering the cost of the program to the student! Don’t allow any MD to tell you that you’re less than they are.
I’m going to do everything I can in my power to get my doctorate in anesthesia. I believe the more education and I will ask to called one because that is what I will be!
Feb 15, 2012
Learn about the fact NEW
Your comment makes no sense what so ever. Please research the facts first. Read watchful care. When has more education ever been a negative impact on patent care outcomes. I can tell by your statement you are not a nurse yet or falsely claiming to be a nursing student. You don’t seem to understand future direction of the profession.