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Can crnas place the epidural for my delivery?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

some hospitals do allow this

In brief: Yes

some hospitals do allow this
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

As with any procedure, practice makes perfect.
Feel free to ask questions about any health care providers experiance level.

In brief: Absolutely

As with any procedure, practice makes perfect.
Feel free to ask questions about any health care providers experiance level.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Yes. Many hospital OB departments, you find well trained CRNAs who are also practicing under MD supervision!
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Qualified CRNAs

Yes, crnas who have extensive training in OB anesthesia are qualified to do epidurals for delivery.
Crnas are given privileges in hospitals after going through credentialing procedures.

In brief: Qualified CRNAs

Yes, crnas who have extensive training in OB anesthesia are qualified to do epidurals for delivery.
Crnas are given privileges in hospitals after going through credentialing procedures.
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

They have received training for that and usually capable of putting an epidural.

In brief: Yes

They have received training for that and usually capable of putting an epidural.
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
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