Nurse Anesthesia (D.N.P.)
Administer care at the highest level of nursing practice through one of the nation's top-rated nurse anesthesia programs.
Receiving anesthesia for surgery can be an unnerving proposition, making it imperative that the administration of anesthesia is done by a trusted, qualified professional. The Nurse Anesthesia doctorate program will prepare you to become this individual at the highest level of nursing practice.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 3 years
- Credit hours:
- 97 (curriculum includes on-campus and online courses)
Why Study Nurse Anesthesia at UND?
The D.N.P. in Nurse Anesthesia program at UND integrates courses in evidence-based practice, leadership, healthcare economics, collaboration, informatics, knowledge of systems, and healthcare policy with specialized nurse anesthesia practice education.
At graduation, you'll be able to:
- Formulate an individualized, physiologically sound, evidence-based and culturally competent anesthesia plan of care for patients from diverse populations across the lifespan, while taking into account the surgical procedures and comorbid conditions.
- Implement a formulated anesthesia plan of care in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner to ensure the best possible patient outcome.
- Analyze physiologic responses to the anesthetic and implement scientifically sound interventions.
- Evaluate nurse anesthesia care to positively impact patient outcomes, reduce complications, and improve the safety and quality of nurse anesthesia care.
The University of North Dakota Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council
on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA) through 2021.
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