Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare. The scope of practice varies from state to state
- Education Requirements: Master’s Degree
- Soft Skills: Communication Skills, critical thinking and compassion
- Average Annual Salary: $107,500
- 3 in state schools: Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR), Linfield College (McMinnville, OR), Central Oregon Community College (Bend, OR)
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Nurse Anesthetist: "Career Profile: Nurse Anesthetist"
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