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Curriculum

The Nurse Anesthesia Program is approved by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) to award a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.


*Note: DNP Core Courses are held on Fridays and Saturdays five times during a semester. Students will be scheduled for clinical practicum experiences on weekends and off shifts (3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am).

Students Admitted Summer of 2016 or later
BSN to DNP (Entry Level) - Nurse Anesthesia

First Year - Summer (10 Credits) First Year - Fall (20 Credits) First Year - Spring (16 Credits)
NURS 7103 Organization and Systems Leadership (4)
NURS 7105 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 6324 Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7101 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science (3)
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Measurement (4)
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
NURS 7203 Research I: Design & Methodology (3)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis, & Mgmt (3)
NURS 7410 Principles of Anesthesia (3)
NURS 7407 Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia (2)
NURS 7405 Advanced Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology for Nurse Anesthesia (7)
NURS 7420 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I (4)
Second Year - Summer (15 Credits) Second Year - Fall (18 Credits) Second Year - Spring (14 Credits)
NURS 7411 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia (3)
NURS 7421 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II (10)
NURS 7408 Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia II (2)
NURS 7422 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum III (11)
NURS 7481 Evidence-Based Practice (4)
NURS 7406 Pathophysiology for Nurse Anesthesia (3)
NURS 7423 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum IV (11)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Proposal Development (3)
Third Year - Summer (15 Credits) Third Year - Fall (15 Credits) Third Year - Spring (15 Credits)
NURS 7424 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum V (12)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Proposal Implementation (3)
NURS 7425 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum VI (12)
NURS 7306 Health Policy and Politics (3)
NURS 7426 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum VII (12)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Proposal Dissemination (3)


*Graduates of this accredited program meet the academic and clinical requirements to complete the National Certification Exam by the National Board for Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).