Get to know Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Emily Joy Hendricks, who serves patients in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Emily is an advanced practice registered nurse & a certified registered nurse anesthetist. She works within the Cardiac/Neuro Unit at University Medical Center New Orleans.
University Medical Center New Orleans is a 446-bed non-profit, public, research and academic hospital located in the Tulane – Gravier neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. It provides tertiary care for the southern Louisiana region and beyond.
“University Medical Center New Orleans will provide exceptional patient-centered care and a world-class academic experience through advanced research, leading technology, and innovation” according to the mission of the hospital.
Attributing her success to the support and encouragement of her mom and dad, Emily volunteered a lot growing up. She was selected to attend a one-week nursing program in Boston while she was in high school, which sparked her desire for the nursing profession.
In 2010, she graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of South Carolina. Years later, in 2018, she earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans.
An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a nurse who has obtained at least a master’s degree in nursing. APRNs may work across various healthcare settings, including hospitals, ambulatory clinics or long-term care facilities. They provide medical support and preventative care to patients, along with additional responsibilities of coordinating patient care and using specialized knowledge to manage complex patient conditions. APRNs can diagnose and treat as well as order and interpret tests and prescribe medications.
A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) plays a crucial role in the success of a variety of medical procedures. They work in collaboration with surgeons, anesthesiologists, dentists, podiatrists, and other professionals to ensure the safe administration of anesthesia.
Learn More about Emily Joy Hendricks:
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