Crissy Benze, MSN, BSN, RN
Crissy Benze is a senior consultant for BSM’s Progressive Surgical Solutions division, which specializes in the development and management of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
Ms. Benze’s consulting responsibilities include development of facility documentation to meet regulatory and accreditation standards, licensing/certification/accreditation compliance, infection control, and quality management. She also manages Progressive eSupport, including answering forum questions and developing and planning content.
In the past 12 years, Ms. Benze has worked in several inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, including critical care, trauma, and ambulatory surgery. Her clinical experience gives her an acute appreciation for the challenges involved in interpreting and applying regulations and standards in the clinical setting.
Ms. Benze is a registered nurse. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from California State University, Long Beach, and her Master of Science in nursing, with a leadership concentration, from California State University, Fullerton. Her practicum hours for her master’s degree involved working with the director of Evidence-based Perioperative Practice at AORN. She is a member of ASOA and ASORN and is a frequent presenter on ambulatory surgery topics at national meetings such as ASOA and Hawaiian Eye.