Program to begin Summer 2021
Dr. Valerie O’Dell
3132 Cushwa Hall
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree for Nurse Anesthetists is offered in affiliation with St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc. The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who practices both autonomously and in collaboration with a variety of health providers on the interprofessional team to deliver high-quality, holistic, evidence-based anesthesia and pain care services. The CRNA cares for patients at all acuity evels across the lifespan in a variety of settings for procedures including,but not limited to, surgical, obstetrical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and pain management.
- Regular admission requires a cumulative undergraduate grade–point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
- Satisfactory completion of undergraduate courses in health assessment, statistics, and research methods;
- Hold a BSN degree from an accredited program;
- Current Registered Nurse license and a minimum of one-year professional work experience in a critical care unit, CCRN preferred;
- Current CPR certification, current immunizations, drug screening and criminal background checks are to be maintained while in the program;
- Submission of an official report of Graduate Record Examination (General Test) scores completed within the past five years;
- Successful/satisfactory interview; and
- Students not meeting regular admission requirements may be provisionally admitted. See the Graduate catalog under Provisional Admission.
|NURS 8900||Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthetists 1||3|
|NURS 8901||Anatomy, Phyisology and Pathophysiology for Nurse Anesthetists 1||3|
|NURS 8902||Healthcare Biostatistics||3|
|NURS 8903||Professional Role of Nurse Anesthesia Practice||2|
|NURS 8904||Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics for Nurse Anesthetists||3|
|NURS 8910||(Professional Role Development and Introduction to Clinical Anesthesia)||1|
|NURS 8905||Clinical Practicum 1||1|
|NURS 8906||Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthetists 2||3|
|NURS 8907||Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology for Nurse Anesthetists II||3|
|NURS 8908||Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|NURS 8909||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|NURS 8911||Clinical Practicum 2||1|
|NURS 8912||Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia||3|
|NURS 8913||Principles of Anesthesia 1||3|
|NURS 8914||Clinical Practicum 3||3|
|NURS 8915||Principles of Anesthesia 2||3|
|NURS 8916||Health Care Policy||3|
|NURS 8917||Evidence Based Practice 1||3|
|NURS 8918||Clinical Practicum 4||3|
|NURS 8919||Principles of Anesthesia 3||3|
|NURS 8920||Ultrasound and Radiology||2|
|NURS 8921||Evidence Based Practice 2||3|
|NURS 8922||Clinical Practicum 5||3|
|NURS 8923||Principles of Anesthesia 4||3|
|NURS 8925||Clinical Practicum 6||4|
|NURS 8926||Principles of Anesthesia 5||3|
|NURS 8927||DNP Scholarly Project 1||3|
|NURS 8928||Healthcare Finance and Practice Management||2|
|NURS 8929||Clinical Practicum 7||4|
|NURS 8930||Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice||2|
|NURS 8931||DNP Scholarly Project 2||3|
|NURS 8932||Teaching, Curriculum and Evaluation Seminar||1|
|NURS 8933||Clinical Practicum 8||4|
|NURS 8934||Leadership and Collaboration for the DNP Nurse Anesthetist||2|
|NURS 8935||Clinical Practicum 9||4|
|NURS 8936||Anesthesia Synthesis: Comprehensive Review||2|
|Total Semester Hours||100|
- Synthesize knowledge derived from a strong scientific foundation in order to demonstrate expertise in advanced nursing practice.
- Analyze and translate research and data to support evidence-based practice.
- Lead interprofessional collaboration to enhance and improve population health outcomes.
- Utilize information systems and technology to improve health care.
- Develop, influence or implement health care policies.