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For entry to nurse anesthesia practice TCU's School of Nurse Anesthesia offers a 36-month doctoral program which begins each January with 20 months of coursework. In the first 8-months there are on-line courses in decision science, informatics, complexity theory, and research. In August, students report to the TCU campus for 12 months of courses in pharmacology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, translational research, and experiences in the Human Patient Simulation Lab. The course work is followed by a 16-month hospital based clinical residency. The clinical education is under the guidance of clinical instructors who are expert nurse and physician anesthetists.

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The mission of the DNP-Anesthesia for post baccalaureate registered nurses is to provide the terminal academic preparation for nurse anesthesia practice with advanced, specialized knowledge and skills to meet the health needs of diverse populations. The purpose of the DNP-ANESTHESIA program is to prepare nurse anesthetists who are equipped to assume clinical leadership positions in a variety of health care, business, government, and educational organizations.

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Congratulations to Joseph Martin, RRNA

 

Joseph Martin was 1st place winner in the graduate student category at the Harris College Research Symposium held on April 18, 2013. His poster was titled, "Activated Charcoal Adsorption of Volatile Anesthetic Agents for Anesthesia Machine Preparation of Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptible Patients." He is a DNP-A student in the TCU School of Nurse Anesthesia and will graduate December 2013. Upon graduation he will be eligible to take the National Certifying Examination for Nurse Anesthetists.

 

Application deadlines: July 1st for class beginning the next year. Interviewees will be notified by August. Interview dates for 2014 are September 2, 4, 9, and 18,. Candidates will be notified of admission status by October 15th.

 

ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS

 

THE SCHOOL OF NURSE ANESTHESIA IS NOW ONLY OFFERING THE DNP-A PROGRAM AS THE ENTRY TO PRACTICE DEGREE. THIS DEGREE IS DESIGNED FOR POST BACCALAUREATE RNs WHO WISH TO BECOME NURSE ANESTHETISTS.