A certified registered nurse anesthetist, Melanie Bossert, CRNA, provides anesthesia care to patients across a wide spectrum of surgical cases. Born and raised in Velva, Melanie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University in 2004 and worked five years as a critical care nurse at Trinity Hospital and St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck. In 2011 she received her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth. Her CRNA training included a two-and-a-half-year residency at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, and an obstetric epidural/spinal rotation at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. A member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Melanie is certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists. She and her husband, Michael, have three boys and one girl.
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.