Brian Arnett

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist


Jan 2011 - Dec 2013

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Baylor College of Medicine

Nurse Anesthesia

Aug 2006 - May 2009

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Arizona State University


Jul 2009 - Apr 2018

Registered Nurse

Arizona State Board of Nursing
Jan 2014 - Apr 2018

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Arizona State Board of Nursing

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Present

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

District Medical Group

Staff CRNA at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ

  • 1/2 of practice in main ORs:
    • general, trauma, orthopedics, burn, ENT, urology, neurosurgery, plastics, ophthalmology, dental, pediatric anesthesia
  • 1/4 of practice in off-site anesthesia
    • endoscopy, MRI, burn sedation, cath lab
  • 1/4 of practice in high-risk obstetrics
    • Competence in placing and managing neuraxial anesthesia during parturition 
Jul 2012 - Dec 2013

Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Baylor College of Medicine

750+ anesthesia experiences within the Texas Medical Center

Competence developed in planning, preparing for and delivering high-quality anesthesia care to patients across the lifespan.

Academic Hospital Experience

  • 6 months: general & trauma anesthesia
  • 3 months: high-risk OB

Geriatric Anesthesia

  • 3 months

Private Practice

  • 3 months: general ORs
  • 2 months: cardiovascular anesthesia

Pediatric Experience

  • 1 month
Oct 2010 - Dec 2010

Registered Nurse

Catholic Healthcare West

Cardiovascular care unit at Chandler Regional Hospital

Jul 2009 - Oct 2010

Registered Nurse

Banner Health

Medical-surgical intensive care unit at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

Sep 2007 - May 2009

Patient Care Technician

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Pediatric intensive care unit

May 2006 - Sep 2007

Patient Care Technician

Banner Health

Renal/diabetic and Surgical intensive care units at Banner Desert Medical Center

Professional Associations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
    • member since 2009
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
    • member since 2011
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
    • member since 2011
  • Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists
    • member since 2013

Professional Presentations

"Asleep or awake?: An evidence-based look at awake craniotomy and postoperative outcomes."

  • Faculty and students of the Baylor College of Medicine Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia: May 23, 2013
  • Staff CRNAs at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital: September 9, 2013

Honors & Awards

Arizona State University

  • Graduated summa cum laude 
  • Outstanding Scholar Award: college of nursing faculty
  • Student Speaker: college of nursing convocation ceremony

Baylor College of Medicine

  • Graduation with highest honor

Language Skills

  • Intermediate conversational and medical Spanish

Community Involvement

  • Sunday school instructor, youth leader & mentor
  • Full-time missionary: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (2003 - 2005)
  • Eagle Scout: Boy Scouts of America