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What does CRN stand for?

CRN stands for Certified Registered Nurse

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Published this summer, Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing is a valuable resource for those nurses planning to sit for the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) examination and for those nurses or other healthcare providers looking for a complete guide to stroke care.
Eligible NPs, certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), certified nurse-midwives (CNMs), and CNSs may receive reimbursement through the various health plans in NM; additionally, Medicaid and Medicare can cover payment for their care; and they are salaried in the Indian Health Service, hospital systems, the Veterans Administration, and federally qualified health clinics;
In recognition of their profession's commitment to exceptional patient care, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) in Maryland and across the country are celebrating the 14th annual National Nurse Anesthetists Week, January 20-26, 2013, with this year's theme of "Patient Care Extraordinaire.
The successful candidate is pursuing a graduate degree with preparation as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in one of the four APRN practice roles of Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) or currently is an APRN in one of the four APRN practice roles, and is pursuing an advanced degree.
Advanced practice registered nurses are further divided into four categories: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) 121 (1%), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) 2382 (20%), Certified Nurse Mid-wife (CNM) 142 (2%), and Nurse Practitioner (NP) 8,760 (69%).
The report said improving patient care and reducing costs can be achieved by "greater utilization of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, including nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives and clinical nurse specialists.