http://www.endonurse.com/articles/6c1feat3.html Currently, she performs the colonoscopies alone, but with a physician available within the hospital. On the average case, to assist her, she has a nurse who administers conscious sedation and an assistant or tech in the room during the procedure. As for adverse events, "I have had some," she admits, "but not above the average for that procedure. I have had one bleed, two perforations … no anesthesia problems, no other adverse events at all." Is this the wave of the future or only an Alaska aberration?