Cpa Vs Cra

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The two careers I am most interested in are CRNA(Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) and PA(Physician Assistant). I became interested in becoming a CRNA after I had an endoscopy and learned that such a career existed. When I was being put under, the CRNA did most of the work to give me anesthesia and was the one that stayed during the endoscopy to monitor me, not the anesthesiologist. She was also the one that was there when I woke up.CRNA’s attend school for 6-7 years, so they have their master’s degree.You must be an RN with a bachelor’s degreein science before being accepted into a nurse anesthesia program. The average salary for a CRNA is between $157,000 to $214,000 which are great figures for me. However, money is not everything. The hours for a CRNA vary but are generally flexible. The job outlook for…show more content…
I also think this career would be the perfect fit for me because I can care for patients, but because I am not great at socializing I will only be caring for them when they are asleep. I also think being able to watch the surgeries and procedures will be very interesting. The second career I am interested in is PA. PA’s can diagnose and treat illnesses, prescribe medication, and collaborate with other doctors and hospitals.PA’s do almost everything a doctor would do in a doctor’s office or clinic, which is why I am interested in it. I have never been very fond of doing surgery or 12 or more years of schooling, but I’ve always wanted to take care of patients like doctors did. PA’s do that very thing, but they can assist in surgeries if they want. The average schooling for PA’s is about 6 years of schooling, or a master’s degree. They must be accepted into a PA program and pass the national exam to get their license. The average salary is $94,000. The working conditions are also flexible and the job outlook is
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