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Nurse Anesthetists

On the Job


Nurse Anesthetists administer anesthesia, monitor a patient's vital signs, and oversee their recovery from anesthesia after surgery. They may assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, or dentists. They must be Registered Nurses who have specialized training.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good eyesight.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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