A certified registered nurse anesthetist, Kristi Johnson, CRNA, provides anesthesia care to patients across a wide spectrum of surgical cases. Originally from Sidney, MT, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary in Bismarck and began an extensive nursing career, practicing at hospitals in Bismarck and Sioux Falls for 11 years. In 2012, she earned her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from Mount Marty College’s nurse anesthesia program in Sioux Falls. A member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Kristi is certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists. Fishing and camping are among her favorite activities.
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.