New toolkit available for CSA members: 

title missaprpriation

Two of the biggest issues facing our profession at present are inappropriate scope expansion

and, somewhat encompassed within that, the recent attempts at title misappropriation. From

practicing unsupervised to non-physicians calling themselves “doctor” to officially self-identifying

as nurse anesthesiologists instead of nurse anesthetists, the movements are picking up both

audacity and traction.

 

While we at the California Society of Anesthesiologists (CSA) are working hard to enact legislative

changes at the state level to combat inappropriate scope expansion and title misappropriation,

we also want to empower you, giving you practical tools to make changes at the local level in your practices, facilities,

and systems to counteract these patient safety issues and protect physician led care.

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