Nurse Anesthesia Curriculum

**The Nurse Anesthesia specialty requires a minimum of two years of critical care / ICU experience prior to admission.

BSN-DNP Full-time Program of Study

112 Credits Effective for Fall 2023 admits
The Nurse Anesthesia Program is currently seeking COA accreditation.

Year 1 - Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 742

Advanced Physical Assessment

3

NURS 643

Quality and Safety in Advanced Practice Nursing

2

NURS 810

Advanced Anatomy and Physiology for Anesthesia

6

NURS 814

Introduction to Anesthesia

 3

Year 1 - Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 607

Foundations of Evidence Based Practice

3

NURS 741

Advanced Pathophysiology 

4

NURS 811

Chemistry and Physics for Anesthesia

3

NURS 815

Foundational Principles of Anesthesia I

3

Year 1 - Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 740

Advanced Pharmacology

3

NURS 791

Applied Statistics for Evidence Based Practice

3

NURS 816

Foundational Principles of Anesthesia II

3

NURS 821

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia I

2

Year 2 - Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 744

Synthesis and Evaluation of Evidence Based Practice

3

NURS 812

Advanced Pharmacology for Anesthesia

3

NURS 817

Advanced Principles and Practice of Anesthesia I

3

NURS 822

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia II

4

Year 2 - Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 746

Program Development and Evaluation

3

NURS 818

Advanced Principles and Practice of Anesthesia II

3

NURS 823

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia III

5

Year 2 - Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 725

Analysis of Leadership and Health Care Policy

3

NURS 828

Nurse Anesthesia Seminar I

2

NURS 750

DNP Project I

3

NURS 824

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia IV

5

Year 3 - Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 743

Epidemiology

3

NURS 819

Advanced Principles and Practice of Anesthesia III

3

NURS 751

DNP Project II

2

NURS 825

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia V

6

Year 3 - Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 752

DNP Project III

3

NURS 657

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Culturally Diverse and Vulnerable Populations

3

NURS 748

Transformational Leadership

1

NURS 829

Nurse Anesthesia Seminar II

1

NURS 826

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia VI

5

Year 3 - Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 830

Nurse Anesthesia Seminar III

2

NURS 827

Clinical Practicum for Nurse Anesthesia VII

5
NURS 813

Business and Leadership in the Nurse Anesthesia Role

3