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Master of Nurse Anesthesia

CURRICULUM

NAN Program Information Sheet (PDF)

The curriculum is 24 months long and has been designed for the registered professional nurse with a baccalaureate degree. The six-semester graduate program is continuous and sequential. All academic courses will be taught by the faculty at Newman University, or adjunct faculty who are specialists in these areas

FALL #1 SPRING #1
NAN 6014 Basic Principles of Nurse Anesthesia 4   NAN 6013 Advanced Physical Assessment 3
NAN 6023 Pharmacology for Anesthesia 3   NAN 6033 Advanced Pharmacology 3
NAN 6004 Applied Anatomy 4   NAN 6043 Advanced Physiology 3
NAN 6024 Chemistry & Physics for Anesthesia 4   NAN 6022 Regional Anesthesia 2
NAN 6042 Professional Issues 2   NAN 6053 Clinical Practicum #1 3
Total 17   Total 14
 
SUMMER #1   Fall #2
NAN 6062 Pathophysiology of Anesthesia 2   NAN 6143 Research Methods 3
NAN 6073 Clinical Practicum #2 3   NAN 6034 Advanced Pathophysiology 4
Total 5   NAN 6083 Clinical Practicum #3 3
          Total 10
 
Spring #2   Summer #2
NAN 6132 Senior Seminar #1 2   NAN 6141 Senior Seminar #2 1
NAN 8953 Thesis/Research 3   NAN 6123 Clinical Practicum #5 3
NAN 6102 Pathophysiology of Anesthesia #2 2   Total 4
NAN 6113 Clinical Practicum #4 3   Program Credit Totals 60
Renew ACLS & PALS 0   Clinical Clock Hours 2,400
Total 10          

Instructional Techniques

One-to-one instructor/student ratio, lecture, lab, self-directed study, and structured learning.  Clinical portion consists of hands-on approach to the administration of anesthesia.