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DNAP: Entry Level Specialization

80-86 credits

Year One

Summer 

Fall

Spring

CHEM 550 Basic Organic and Biological Chemistry
3 credits

BIO 517 Advanced Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology
6 credits

ANES 515 Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
2 credits

TOTAL 11 CREDITS

BIO 519 Advanced Neuroscience
3 credits

BIO 525 Advanced Physical Health Assessment for Nurse Anesthetists
3 credits

BIO 528 Advanced Pharmacology
4 credits

BIO 598 Research in Biology
3 credits

BIO 725 Bioethics in Nurse Anesthesia
3 credits

TOTAL 16 CREDITS


BIO 518 Advanced Pathophysiology and Applied Physiology
3 credits

ANES 500 Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice I
4 credits

ANES 528 Advanced Anesthesia Pharmacology
3 credits

BIO 736 Evidence-based Practice and Biostatistics
3 credits

TOTAL 13 CREDITS

Year Two

Summer

Fall

Spring

ACP 730 Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I
1 credit

ANES 501 Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice II
4 credits

TOTAL 5 CREDITS

ACP 731 Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II
1 credit

ANES 502 Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice III
4 credits

BIO 740 Leadership and Nurse Anesthesia Education
3 credits

BIO 744 Entry to Practice Doctoral Scholarly Project I
2 credits

TOTAL 10 CREDITS


ACP 732 Anesthesia Clinical Practicum III
1 credit

BIO 730 Human Factors and Patient Safety for Nurse Anesthetists
3 credits

BIO 745 Entry to Practice Doctoral Scholarly Project II
3 credits

TOTAL 7 CREDITS

Year Three

Summer

Fall

Spring

ACP 733 Advanced Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I
3 credits

TOTAL 3 CREDITS

ACP 734 Advanced Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II
3 credits

BIO 739 Advanced Topics in Pharmacology
3 credits

BIO 746 Entry to Practice Doctoral Scholarly Project III
3 credits

TOTAL 9 CREDITS
ACP 735 Advanced Anesthesia Clinical Practicum III
3 credits

BIO 742 Policy and Politics for the Nurse Anesthetist
3 credits

BIO 747 Entry to Practice Doctoral Scholarly Project IV
1 credit (if needed) *

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam

TOTAL 6-7 CREDITS

* May take up to 5 additional credits (1/semester) to complete Central Connecticut State University Doctoral Scholarly Project requirements