Dr. Kristie Hoch, DNP, CRNA, MS, RRT is the Program Administrator for the University of Arizona's DNP-Nurse Anesthesia program. She chose to become a CRNA after serving with them in Desert Storm. Kristie has years of experience as a CRNA in every practice model and setting, to include office based, critical access, academic teaching hospital and trauma centers. She has served as the Rural Facilities Director and Recruiter for an all CRNA company prior to becoming an educator. She chose to become an educator to influence the future of the profession she loves by ensuring students are prepared to provide anesthesia incorporating evidence-based practice. She is a strong advocate for CRNAs. She has experience serving on various committtes and board of director positions at the state, regional and national level.
Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Knowledge deficit related to Pediatric Emergence Agitation
M.S. Nurse Anesthesia
University of Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri
Incidence of Infection related to the use of Etomidate for Rapid Sequence Inductions for Trauma Patients.
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Implementation of multi-specialty pain rounds and the impact on a patient's pain.
B.A.Sc. Allied Health
Doane College, Crete, Nebraska
A.A.S. Respiratory Care
Southeast Community College, Lincoln, Nebraska
, University of Arizona (2018 - Ongoing)
, University of Arizona (2017 - 2018)
, Nurse Anesthesia of Maine (2005 - 2017)
, Bryan Health Systems (2001 - 2005)
, Bryan Health Systems (2000 - 2001)
, Bryan Health Systems (1988 - 2000)
Licensure & Certification
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Arizona Board of Nursing (2017)