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Brian Arnett, CRNA, DNP

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist


Jan 2011Dec 2013

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Baylor College of Medicine

Nurse Anesthesia

Aug 2006May 2009

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Arizona State University


Jul 2009Apr 2022

Registered Nurse

Arizona State Board of Nursing
Jan 2014Jul 2020

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Arizona State Board of Nursing

Work experience

Aug 2017Present

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Grand Canyon Anesthesiology Consultants

Provision of anesthesia services at endoscopy centers of the east valley

  • Southwest Endoscopy
  • Arizona Advanced Endoscopy
  • Desert Endoscopy Center
Feb 2014Present

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

District Medical Group

Staff CRNA at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ

  • General OR:
    • general, trauma, orthopedics, burn, ENT, urology, neurosurgery, plastics, ophthalmology, dental, pediatric anesthesia
  • Off-site anesthesia
    • endoscopy, MRI, burn sedation, cath lab, special procedures
  • High-risk obstetrics
    • Competence in placing and managing neuraxial anesthesia during parturition 
Jul 2012Dec 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 2010Dec 2010

Registered Nurse

Catholic Healthcare West

Cardiovascular care unit at Chandler Regional Hospital

Jul 2009Oct 2010

Registered Nurse

Banner Health

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

Sep 2007May 2009

Patient Care Technician

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Pediatric intensive care unit

May 2006Sep 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

  • Various teaching and leading roles with adults and youth in church setting
  • Full-time missionary: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (2003 - 2005)
  • Eagle Scout: Boy Scouts of America