A certified registered nurse anesthetist, Jennifer Henjum, CRNA, provides anesthesia care to patients across a wide spectrum of surgical cases. Born and raised in Minot, Jennifer joined Trinity Health in 1997 as a nursing assistant. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University in 2002 and worked the next eight years as a critical care nurse in Trinity Hospital’s ICU. In 2010 she received her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and has since been part of our Anesthesia team. A member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Jennifer is certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists. She and her husband, Isaac, have two children and enjoy traveling.
Anesthesiology is a medical field concerned with the planning and administration of anesthetic agents for patients undergoing surgical or therapeutic procedures.
Nurse anesthesia is 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.