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What's the difference between a nurse anesthetist and anesthesia assistants other than the educationa backgrounds in which they're trained?

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Dr. William Jenkins answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Depending: on state law both may be the same

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Dr. John Feola answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

LONGER TRAINING : Nurse anesthetist train longer and usually are allowed to work more complex cases. Anesthesia assistant train shorter period and have less duties .

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