Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

New Estimates for CRNA Vacancies

Contents:

Author Info

  • Steven Stern

    ()

  • Elizabeth Merwin

    ()

  • Lorraine Jordan

    ()

  • Lorraine Jordan

    ()

  • Michelle Bucci

    ()

Abstract

A national survey to estimate vacancy rates of Certified Registered Nurse Anestheists (CRNAs) in hospital and ambulatory surgical centers was conducted in 2007. Poisson regression methods were used to improve the precision of the estimates. A significat increase in the estiamted vacancy rate was reported for hospitals relative to an earlier study from 2002, although it is important to note that there were some methodologial differences between the 2 surveys explaining the part of the increase. Results from this study found the vacancy rate was higher in rural hospitals than in nonrural hospitals, and it was lower in ambulatory surgical centers. A number of simulations were run to predict the effects of relevant changes in the market for surgeries and nuber of CRNAs, which were compared to the predicitons from the previous survey. The remarkable factor since the last survey was the unusually large rate of new CRNAs entering the market, yet the vacancy rates remain relatively high.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.virginia.edu/economics/RePEc/vir/virpap/papers/virpap387.pdf
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by University of Virginia, Department of Economics in its series Virginia Economics Online Papers with number 387.

as in new window
Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2009
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:vir:virpap:387

Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.virginia.edu/economics/home.html

Related research

Keywords: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist; demand; labor market; vacancies; workforce;

Find related papers by JEL classification:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:vir:virpap:387. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Debby Stanford).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.