Nurse Anesthesia MSN Fall Curriculum

(Last cohort was admitted in September 2016. Those interested in future terms should visit our DNP-Nurse Anesthesia page.)

*Courses numbered with a "D” are delivered synchronously via distance technology. Such courses are open only to qualified on-site students as per Policy 438

Fall Term (Year 1)

  • NUR 2044 Nursing Graduate Orientation Module 0 cr.
  • NUR 2004/2004D* Pathophysiology Across the Life Span 4 cr.
  • NURSAN 2700 Basic Principles of Anesthesia 5 cr.
  • NURSAN 2701 Chemistry and Physics of Anesthesia 3 cr.
  • NURSAN 2791 Clinical Practicum 0 cr. (hours equivalent to 3 cr.)

CLINICAL DAYS - 1-2/WEEK
#class 5 days/week-first 8 weeks
 Total Assessed Tuition Credits — 12 

Spring Term (Year 1)

  • NURSAN 2720 Applied Physiology and Pathophysiology 4 cr.
  • NUR 2034/2034D* Advanced Pharmacology Across the Lifespan 3 cr.
  • NUR 2010/2010D* Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Culturally Diverse Populations 3 cr.
  • NUR 2008 Ethics for Advanced Practice Nursing 0 cr.
  • NURSAN 2792 Clinical Practicum 0 cr. (hours equivalent to 8 cr.)

CLINICAL DAYS - 3/WEEK
Total Assessed Tuition Credits — 10

Summer Term (Year 1)

  • NURSAN 2730 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia 1 4 cr.
  • NURSAN 2731 Applied Pharmacology 3 cr.
  • NUR 2031 The Diagnostic Physical Exam Across the Life Span 3 cr.
  • NURSAN 2793 Clinical Practicum 0 cr. (hours equivalent to 8 cr.)

CLINICAL DAYS - 3/WEEK
Total Assessed Tuition Credits — 10

Fall Term (Year 2)

  • NURSAN 2740 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia 2 3 cr.
  • NUR 2000/2000D* Research for Evidence-Based Practice 1 2 cr.
  • NUR 2011/2011D* Applied Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice 3 cr.
  • NUR 2025 Physical Diagnosis - AN 1 cr.
  • NUR 2009 Leadership and Healthcare Systems: Policy Organization & Financing of Health Care Module 0 cr.
  • NURSAN 2794 Clinical Practicum 0 cr. (hours equivalent to 8 cr.)

CLINICAL DAYS - 3/WEEK
Total Assessed Tuition Credits — 9

Spring Term (Year 2)

CLINICAL DAYS - 3/WEEK
Total Assessed Tuition Credits — 8

Summer Term (Year 2)

CLINICAL DAYS - 4/WEEK
Total Assessed Tuition Credits — 3

Fall Term (Year 3)

  • NURSAN 2797 Clinical Practicum 0 cr. (hours equivalent to 13 cr.)

CLINICAL DAYS - 5/WEEK
Total Assessed Tuition Credits —  Fees only

Comprehensive Exam

All anesthesia courses (NURSAN) must be taken sequentially.