DNAP: Entry Level Specialization

81-87 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
 
 
TOTAL 9 CREDITS
BIO 500 Seminar in Biology
2 credits
 
BIO 519 Advanced Neuroscience
3 credits
 
BIO 528 Advanced Pharmacology
4 credits
 
BIO 598 Research in Biology
3 credits
 
BIO 725 Bioethics in Nurse Anesthesia  3 credits

TOTAL 15 CREDITS


BIO 530 Immunology 3 credits
 
BIO 518 Advanced Pathophysiology and Applied Physiology 3 credits
 
BIO 736 Evidence-based Practice and Biostatistics 3 credits
 
BIO 525 Advanced Physical Health Assessment for Nurse Anesthetists  3 credits
 
ANES 500 Basics Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice 3 credits

TOTAL 15 CREDITS

Year Two

Summer

Spring

Fall
ACP 730 Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I (off campus) 1 credit
 
ANES 501 Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice I 
3 credits
 
ANES 528 Advanced Anesthesia Pharmacology 2 credits
 
TOTAL 6 CREDITS 
ACP 731 Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II (off campus) 1 credit
 
ANES 502 Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice II
 2 credits
 
ANES 515 Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia Practice 3 credits
 
 
BIO 740 Leadership in Nurse Anesthesia Education 3 credits

TOTAL 9 CREDITS


ACP 732 Anesthesia Clinical Practicum  III (off campus) 1 credit
 
ANES 590 Clinical Correlation Conference 2 credits
 
 
BIO 730 Human Factors and Patient Safety for Nurse Anesthetists
3 credits

BIO 745 Doctoral Capstone Project I   3 credits

TOTAL 9 CREDITS

Year Three

Summer

Spring

Fall
ACP 733 Advanced Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I   3 credits

TOTAL 3 CREDITS
ACP 734 Advanced Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II  3 credits
 
BIO 746 Doctoral Capstone Project II 3 credits
 
BIO 739 Advanced Topics in Pharmacology    3 credits

TOTAL 9 CREDITS
ACP 735 Advanced Anesthesia Clinical Practicum III 3 credits
                
BIO 742 Advanced Topics in Nurse Anesthesia 3 credits
 
Doctoral Comprehensive Exam 
 
BIO 747 Doctoral Capstone Project III 1 credit (if needed)

TOTAL 6 – 7 CREDITS