A certified registered nurse anesthetist, Denise Zahn, CRNA, provides anesthesia care to patients across a wide spectrum of surgical cases. Denise earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and received her anesthesia training at the Mayo School of Health Related Sciences in Rochester, MN. She practiced at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis for seven years and spent a year at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Illinois before joining Trinity Health in 1995. A member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Denise is certified by the National Board of Certification and Re-certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
Nurse anesthesia is a form of advanced practice nursing that collaborates with anesthesiologists, surgeons and other healthcare professionals to provide anesthesia care for surgeries and procedures in all types of settings.