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In a national study we validated the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists' (IFNA) Standards of Practice according to Swiss Nurse Anesthetists’ practical competencies (https://doi.org/10.1111/inr.12503). Based on this study the Swiss Association of Nurse Anesthetists (www.siga-fsia.ch) released „Standards for Swiss Nurse Anesthetists“. F...
Aim To investigate whether the CanMEDS‐based International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists’ Standards could adequately define the scope of practice and reliably be used to train and evaluate Swiss nurse anesthetists (NAs). Background Although nurse anesthetists represent a majority of the global workforce in anesthesia, policies that define the s...
Construct Validity of IFNA’s Standards of Practice and the CanMEDS Roles as a Framework for Swiss Nurse Anesthetists’ Core Competencies
Background: Anaesthesiologists and Registered Nurse Anaesthetists (RNA) are providing anaesthesia in closed collaboration in Switzerland. Since 1968, a two-year educational program for RNAs exists and it was renewed in 2009 towards a “postgraduate study of higher degree”. Continuing Education (CE) of RNAs after graduation is not regulated, but ther...
Grounded on the empirical results according to the validity of the CanMEDS-based IFNA Standards of Practice we develop tools to observe, to assess and to provide feedback at the workplace for undergraduate and postgraduate nurse anesthetists