Texas Medical Center
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Sarah Laqua, APRN, CRNA
Sarah Laqua, CRNA, MSN is an Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine. She worked for 9 years as a critical care nurse in the Houston area, with time in the neonatal ICU and pediatric cardiovascular ICU. She then continued her education in Perfusion Technology and worked as a perfusionist prior to pursuing a career in nurse anesthesia. She obtained her Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing- Nurse Anesthesia from The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 2012. Her love of caring for pediatric patients brought her to continue her career at Texas Children’s Hospital as a nurse anesthetist.
Since joining the Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, she has authored a chapter in Condensed Review of Pediatric Anesthesiology, and facilitated problem-based learning discussions of providing anesthesia in off-site locations and fluid and electrolyte management. She has also lectured on pharmacology for Texas Heart Institute and The University of Texas Health Science Center perfusion programs. She has co-lectured on pediatric anesthesia at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston Nurse Anesthesia Program in 2013 and 2014. She has presented posters at The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meetings in 2013 and 2014 and The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists Post-Graduate Assembly Meeting in 2015.
Sarah has participated in 5 medical missions since becoming a nurse anesthetist, providing care in Antigua, Guatemala in 2014 and 2015 with Faith in Practice, with Corazon a Corazon in Santa Cruz, Bolivia in 2013 and 2014, and with Helping Hands Catholic Medical Mission in Batangas, Philippines in 2015. She is President-Elect for the Special Interest Group for the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia.
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