A certified registered nurse anesthetist, Shannon Foisy, MSN, CRNA, provides anesthesia care to patients across a wide spectrum of surgical cases. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID, and her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of New England, Portland, ME. She worked as a staff RN at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Boise for three years prior to attending her anesthesia training and joining Trinity’s Anesthesia Department. A member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Shannon is certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification 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.