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Program Goals

  1. Academic:  Obtain an advanced body of specialized knowledge necessary to integrate didactic information and clinical data and formulate a comprehensive individualized care plan.
  2. Clinical:  Demonstrate ability to plan and administer a safe and physiologic anesthetic based on knowledge and synthesis of anesthetic principles and basic science study.
  3. Research:  Demonstrate an appreciation for the role, nature, and conduct of research modalities and their application to practice and professional growth.
  4. Professionalism:  Integrate ethical, legal, and cultural considerations with personal and professional value systems in nurse anesthesia.

OUTCOMES: 
Newman University's Nurse Anesthesia Program measures first time pass rate, six month employment rate and attrition as a means to evaluate program success. Over the last five years the program has demonstrated excellence in attrition as well as performing at or above the national average in 6-month employment:

Class ofGraduates1st Time Pass Rate6 Month Employment RateAttrition Rate
2020 19 84.2%  100% 9.5%
2019 21 90% 100% 0%
2018 23 75%* 95% 0%
2017 21 85% 100% 9%
2016 23 61%* 96% 0%

* 96% passed within three months.