CRNA Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com CRNA Career and Resource Center. Here you can stay up to date on the latest news and trends in your industry, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect anesthesia job, too. Learn more about LocumTenens.com's anesthesia recruiting services and how we can help your CRNA career.

CRNA salary and Employment Statistics

The 2017 LocumTenens.com CRNA Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com CRNA salary survey highlight annual average CRNA salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report.

The LocumTenens.com CRNA salary survey resource center provides more detailed salary information, including historical data from 2006 through our latest 2017 CRNA Salary Survey.

 

How cannabis affects sedation during medical procedures

Source: American Osteopathic Association

A new study out of Colorado has found that regular cannabis users may require more than two times the standard level of sedation when undergoing routine medical procedures. Because sedative medications typically have dose-dependent side effects, this trend is especially concerning, and further research is needed to understand the metabolic effects of cannabis. However, as the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis has naturally led to more widespread use, researchers are able to gather more meaningful data in hopes to find better care management solutions.

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A deep dive into the aftermath of anesthesia

Source: The Straits Times

Various Australian research groups are reevaluating the risks associated with anesthesia on the immune system, nervous system, brain and other organs. While the science is still inconclusive and further research is needed on both inhaled and intravenous forms of anesthesia, could this mark the beginning of a paradigm shift in surgical medicine?

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