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Nurse Anesthesia, Master of Science in (M.S.N.A.)

Curriculum and graduation requirements

Curriculum



Fall semester I
Credits
NRSA 601 Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia I 3
NRSZ 601 Laboratory in Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia I 1
NRSA 620 Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Anesthetists I 1
PHIS 501 Advanced Mammalian Physiology I 5
PHTX 515 Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthetists I 3
Elective: NRSA 611 Advanced Physiological Concepts for the Nurse Anesthetist (1)
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13/(14)
   
Spring semester I  
MEDC 532 Medicinal Chemistry for Nurse Anesthetists 3
NRSA 603 Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia III 3
NRSA 621 Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Anesthetists II 1
NRSA 622 Clinical Practicum I 1
NRSA 683 Research Methods in Nurse Anesthesia Practice 3
PHTX 516 Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthetists II 3
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14
   
Summer session I  
NRSA 602 Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia II 3
NRSA 623 Clinical Practicum II 3
NRSA 633 Pathophysiology for Nurse Anesthesia 3
NRSA 642 Professional Aspects of Anesthesia Practice I 1
  ________
10
   
Fall semester II  
NRSA 604 Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia IV 2
NRSA 624 Clinical Practicum III 6
NRSA 645 Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia Practice II 1
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9
   
Spring semester II  
NRSA 605 Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia V 2
NRSA 625 Clinical Practicum IV 6
NRSA 647 Professional Aspects of Anesthesia Practice III 1
  ________
9
   
Summer session II  
NRSA 626 Clinical Practicum V 6
NRSA 684 Evidence-based Decision Making in Nurse Anesthesia 3
  ________
9
   
Fall session III  
NRSA 627 Clinical Practicum VI 6
NRSA/DNAP 701 Human Factors and Patient Safety for Nurse Anesthetists 3
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9
   
Total credit hours 73/(74)

Graduation requirements
Candidates for the degree of Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia must be recommended by the faculty and:

 

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