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Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered
Taxonomy Code 367500000X

Level II Classification

  • Medicare Specialty Code: 43

  • Medicare Provider Type: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

(1) A licensed registered nurse with advanced specialty education in anesthesia who, in collaboration with appropriate health care professionals, provides preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care to patients and assists in management and resuscitation of critical patients in intensive care, coronary care, and emergency situations. Nurse anesthetists are certified following successful completion of credentials and state licensure review and a national examination directed by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists. (2) A registered nurse who is qualified by special training to administer anesthesia in collaboration with a physician or dentist and who can assist in the care of patients who are in critical condition.

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