Registered Nurse First Assistant
Taxonomy Code 163WR0006X

Classification: Registered Nurse

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A perioperative registered nurse who works in collaboration with the surgeon and other health care team members to achieve optimal outcomes. The RNFA has acquired the necessary knowledge, judgment, and skills specific to the expanded role of RNFA clinical practice. Intraoperatively, the RNFA assists the surgeon.


AORN Official Statement on RNFAs ratified by the AORN House of Delegates in 2004. [7/1/2006: new]

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Registered Nurse First Assistant - Registered Nurse Provider Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 8/16/2017

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The NPI Database was last updated on 8/16/2017 with 5,315,861 records.

Provider(s) data per State with Population Ratio