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AAs
Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAs) always work under the direction of anesthesiologists´┐Żto develop and implement anesthesia care plans. (AAAA)
ABA
The American Board of Anesthesiology (www.theaba.org)
Actual Job
Are fully funded and not contingent on anything such as funding or a contract signature. "Actual" Jobs just need the right candidate. "Actual" Jobs, however, may have a start date in the future.
All Anesthesiologist
All anesthesia services are personally performed by physician anesthesiologists. No nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) or anesthesiologist assistants (AAs) are present.
All CRNA
Only Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) perform anesthesia services. There is no involvement of an anesthesiologist in any way. All CRNA anesthesia practices are more common in rural areas.
Anesthesia Providers
Anesthesiologists (Physician specialists in anesthesiology), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) or Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAs)
Anesthesia technicians
Anesthesia Technicians keep anesthesia machines working properly, re-stock supplies, and maintain workspaces.
Anesthesiologist
A medical doctor trained to administer anesthesia and manage patients medically before, during, and after surgery. ASA
Anesthesiologist assistants (AAs)
Always work under the direction of anesthesiologists to develop and implement anesthesia care plans (AAAA)
Anesthesiologist Board Certification
Certification by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
ASC
Ambulatory Surgery Center
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