• Featured News

  • CRNA Accused of Stealing Fentanyl

    A recently fired nurse anesthetist is accused of stealing fentanyl from an Iowa hospital and has been charged with prohibited acts, facing up to 10 years in prison.

    The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit filed a criminal complaint earlier this month, alleging that 51-year-old David Michael Anderson, of Boone, who was a contract employee providing anesthesia to patients, stole the prescription pain medication from the Manning Regional Healthcare Center while he worked there from Dec. 14 through March 8. He has pleaded not guilty in the case.

    Court documents say Anderson falsely documented that the drug was for patient care when in fact he obtained the drugs for his own use. Anderson was contracted through Manning Regional Healthcare Center to provide anesthesia to patients.

    Once the hospital learned of the accusations, officials terminated his contract and hired another anesthesiologist from Carroll.

    Itís not the first time Anderson has been accused of stealing drugs.

    His nursing license was put on probation in 2009 for stealing opioids from hospitals he was working at from 2005 to 2008.

    A Manning Regional Healthcare Center spokesperson said Anderson was with a company named Axis Regional Pain Clinic, but the hospital terminated its contract with him once they learned of the complaint. The spokesperson said they are working with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the investigation.

    There has been no evidence that Andersonís actions affected any patients.

    A similar case happened at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines in October, when a pharmacy technician allegedly stole 252 vials of a powerful painkiller prescribed for patients and replaced it with saline.

    More than 700 patients may have been affected, but no charges have been filed.
  • APEX Anesthesia Review

  • Top SRNA Review Book!

  • Recent Forum Posts


    2016 Valley Sweat Book

    2016 Valley Anesthesia Sweat Book for sale to best offer. Message me for details.

    lillyj2018 11 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Clarkson College

    I'd recommend performing share-time or observation time with the school. Forums have some information on schools, but speaking to current students and

    JasonH-SRNA 13 Hours Ago Go to last post

    Clarkson College

    I recently applied to Clarkson College's CRNA program. Wondering if there are any people who have any insider info/opinions on the school, clinicals,

    anm38812 1 Day Ago Go to last post

    Review - Teachmechest.com

    The backstory on this is kind of long but the short version is that over the last 2 years we have had several events related to line placement, NG placement,

    CCNurse145 3 Days Ago Go to last post

    Military CRNA Programs Available to Civilians

    Does anyone know if the Air Force or Navy offers a direct accession CRNA program like the Army? I plan to apply to the USAGPAN program next year but would

    rocurownium 4 Days Ago Go to last post
  • Latest files

  • Upcoming Events

  • Site Sponsors