nurse anesthetist


plural nurse anesthetists
: a registered nurse certified to administer anesthetics

Examples of nurse anesthetist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are some good nurse anesthetists, but shopping by price for anesthesia can be dangerous. Patricia Tortolani, Allure, 3 Apr. 2024 Joel Pellot, a nurse anesthetist, dialed 911 early on Sept. 22, 2020 to report that his wife Maria Muñoz, 31, was unresponsive. Christina Coulter, Fox News, 23 Dec. 2023 Pellot had landed a lucrative job as a nurse anesthetist, known in the medical profession as a CRNA. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 16 Dec. 2023 Pellot, a nurse anesthetist, is seen dressed in teal surgical scrubs. Annabelle Allen, CBS News, 16 Dec. 2023 Mary Margaret Haxby-Jones worked as a nurse anesthetist in San Diego for nearly two decades before resigning in 1999. Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times, 9 Jan. 2024 Instead, the results revealed Muñoz died from a fatal combination of morphine, Demerol, Versed, propofol, ketamine, lidocaine and Narcan – almost all drugs typically used in surgery and ones to which her nurse anesthetist husband would have access, per the special. Christina Coulter, Fox News, 23 Dec. 2023 Although Pellot was a nurse anesthetist who worked in operating rooms, these types of supplies are normally found in a medical setting. Annabelle Allen, CBS News, 16 Dec. 2023 Surgeons, including the orthopedic variety, and nurse anesthetists were more common in Birmingham than elsewhere in the nation, while also being among the most lucrative jobs in the city. Ramsey Archibald |, al, 21 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nurse anesthetist was in 1906

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“Nurse anesthetist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

nurse anesthetist

: a registered nurse who has completed two or more years of additional specialized training and education and is certified to administer anesthetics
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