|The Nursing Anesthesia Program|
The Georgia Regents University Nursing Anesthesia Program is nationally recognized
and has been ranked among the best graduate programs in the nation. It is the only
program in the state of Georgia and has been instrumental in promoting the role of
the nurse anesthetist in modern
The GRU program is noted for its cutting-edge approach and is a leader in integrating
high-fidelity simulation into its curriculum. Students greatly benefit from this approach
with more than 90% passing the national certification exam on their first attempts,
and a 100% overall passrate. Graduates of the program have become employed as practicing
CRNAs within six months of graduation.
Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Certification Examination required to practice as a nurse anesthetist.
The Georgia Regents University Nursing Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 222 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068, (547)655-1160.
James Masiongale, MHS, CRNA
The goals of the Nursing Anesthesia Program are to prepare graduates to:
|Course of Study||LEARN MORE|
|The NAP is a seven-semester program that integrates didactic and clinical instruction. The first three semesters of didactic instruction include experience in the human patient simulation lab where students become familiar with anesthesia techniques and procedures prior to entering the clinical setting.||
TUITION AND FEES
|Students administer sedation, regional and general anesthesia to pediatric and adult patients for a wide variety of surgical specialties. Over the course of study, students administer on average more than 800 anesthetics over at least 2,000 clinical hours.|