Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nurse Anesthesia Track

Drive improvements in patient safety and quality care.

In today's health care environment, nurse anesthetists continue to play a pivotal role in advanced medical procedures. Doctors and surgeons rely on these nurses to use independent judgement in choosing and administering the proper anesthetic to deliver the highest quality of patient care.

Created for practicing nurse anesthetists, this program helps prepare graduates for leadership positions in clinical practice, education and management. The post-master's DNP nurse anesthesia track is delivered online with minimal residency components and can be completed in two to three years.

Curriculum Overview

Courses in human factors and patient safety, ethics, biostatistics and health care leadership will give you the tools you need to go beyond what you have learned as a CRNA and prepare you to take the next step in nursing.

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Our expert faculty is made up of insightful scholars and experienced professionals who use a student-centered approach to teaching to provide more enriching educational experiences. Graduates are equipped to provide quality care for diverse individuals, families, communities and populations in a wide range of settings.

Located within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, the School of Nursing features a pediatric lab and a model apartment to teach students how to provide care in residential settings, in addition to traditional classrooms and seminar rooms. The 325,000-square-foot building is uniquely designed for collaborative learning among medical, nursing and health sciences students and faculty.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The bachelor’s degree program in nursing, the master’s degree program in nursing, and the doctor of nursing practice program at Quinnipiac University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-463-6930.

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
The nurse anesthesia programs are also accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA).
Date of next review: October 2019
Attrition: 0
Certification exam pass rate: First time takers: 80% (5 students); 2nd time takers 100%
Employment rate: 100%
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