Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Anesthesia Program Administrator
Jayne Cromer M.S., C.R.N.A.
PH 402.552.3621 TF 800.647.5500
Upon completion of the MSN requirements for Nurse Anesthesia, the graduate will be able to demonstrate:
- Capability to analyze and use principles of anesthesia practice to function independently.
- Ability to apply critical thinking and creative reasoning to anesthesia nursing theory and practice.
- Communication orally and in writing of support for the contribution of the nurse anesthetist in an evolving health care environment.
- Commitment to continuing scholarship and beginning competence in use of research methods and research findings in the solution of problems that arise in anesthesia nursing practice.
- Competency in clinical practice, management of resources, teaching, consultation and predicting outcomes of nurse anesthesia care.
- Use of appropriate leadership knowledge and strategies to stimulate change in the practice of anesthesia nursing, the profession of nursing and the health care delivery system.
- Personal and professional integrity.
Service reflects a holistic view that focuses on how individuals provide high quality, ethical and compassionate service in the field of health care and the community at large. Students will become familiar with service agencies, connect learning with practice and engage in civic service activities to live and demonstrate the Clarkson College values of Learning, Caring, Commitment, Integrity and Excellence. All students are required to complete designated service courses as a component of their program of study. Successful completion of service experiences is required to pass the designated service courses identfied by the symbol ◊.
|Core Requirement Courses for Nurse Anesthesia (19 semester hours)||Semester Hours|
|GR 798||Essentials of Scholarly Writing||1|
|NS 799||Role Transition||1|
|AN 859||Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia||3|
|AN 901◊||Clinical Correlation Conference Seminar I||2|
|AN 902||Clinical Correlation Conference Seminar II||2|
|AN 903||Clinical Correlation Conference Seminar III||2|
|AN 904||Clinical Correlation Conference Seminar IV||2|
|NS 812||Research Design and Methods I||3|
|AN 931||Senior Project I||1|
|AN 932||Senior Project II||1|
|AN 933||Senior Project III||1|
|Specialty Option Courses in Nurse Anesthesia (75 total hours = 19 hours core + 56 hours specialty courses)||Semester Hours|
|AN 851||Advanced Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology I||6|
|AN 852||Advanced Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology II||6|
|AN 853||Advanced Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology III||2|
|AN 805||Cadaver Applications in Anatomy Lecture and Lab||3|
|AN 876||Advanced Pharmacology I||3|
|AN 877||Advanced Pharmacology II||3|
|AN 878||Advanced Pharmacology III||2|
|AN 870◊||Basic Principles of Anesthesia||4|
|AN 870L||Basic Principles Lab||1|
|AN 871||Advanced Principles of Anesthesia||4|
|AN 871L||Advanced Principles Lab||1|
|AN 830||Advanced Physical Assessment for Nurse Anesthesia||3|
|AN 858||Scientific Foundations||3|
|AN 951||Clinical Anesthesia Practicum I||3|
|AN 952||Clinical Anesthesia Practicum II||3|
|AN 953||Clinical Anesthesia Practicum III||3|
|AN 954||Clinical Anesthesia Practicum IV||3|
|AN 955||Clinical Anesthesia Practicum V||3|
|Elective Course in Nurse Anesthesia||Semester Hours|
|AN 920||Elective Credit: ECG Interpretation and Clinical Implications of Cardiac Dysrhythmias in the Adult Patient||1|