Faculty Experts - Bette Wildgust, MS, MSN, CRNA

Bette Wildgust, MS, MSN, CRNA

Bette Wildgust, MS, MSN, CRNA
Clinical Associate Professor

Area of Expertise:

  • Nurse Anesthetists and Issues Related to their Practice


An expert in the profession of nurse anesthesia, Bette Wildgust has spent her career dedicated to advancing educational standards that further the art and science of anesthesiology and result in better patient care. She has taught nurse anesthesia and administered anesthesia programs for nearly 30 years.


  • M.S.N., Villanova University
  • M.S., St. Joseph's University
  • B.A., Ottawa University

Selected Professional Experience

  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Program Director, School of Anesthesia
  • Lankenau Hospital, Program Director, School of Anesthesia
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Program Director, School of Anesthesia

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