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CRNA spotlight: Nikki Rosace

In 2020, UF Health acquired what is now Halifax Health | UF Health, which includes Medical Center of Daytona Beach and Medical Center of Deltona. We caught up with Nikki Rosace, chief CRNA at Halifax Health Daytona Beach. Q: Hometown: A: I am originally from Youngstown, Ohio, and moved to…

CRNA Spotlight: Teresa Fowler-Plotkin

In 2020, UF Health acquired what is now UF Health Central Florida, which encompasses UF Health The Villages Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital. We caught up with Teresa Fowler-Plotkin, one of our CRNAs at UF Health Leesburg. Q: Hometown: A: Macomb, Illinois (picture: corn and soybean fields) Q: Where…

Anesthetists step up to help during COVID surge

Airway experts As the delta variant caused a surge of patients with COVID-19 to be hospitalized at UF Health this summer, the department’s anesthetists redeployed to help. CRNAs and CAAs put their specialized skills and airway expertise to use on proning and intubation teams and helped provide high-level patient care…

Happy 2021 CRNA Week!

The UF Department of Anesthesiology is joining healthcare providers nationwide in recognizing the unique skills of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists during National CRNA Week. As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, let’s reflect on the heroic work of our CRNAs, recognize the power of our community, and…