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Nurse Anesthesia

Virginia Commonwealth University

Master On Campus
36 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The overall objective of the Nurse Anesthesia degree program at Virginia Commonwealth University is to prepare graduates who have acquired knowledge, skills and competencies in patient safety, perianesthetic management, critical thinking and communication to fulfill their professional responsibility as certified nurse anesthetists.

Overview

Program goal

The mission of the Department of Nurse Anesthesia is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as part of an interprofessional team to serve the public through the delivery of safe, cost-efficient, quality anesthesia services and to develop leaders and scholars who will advance the specialty of nurse anesthesia through research, scholarship and public service. The department achieves this mission by establishing an environment that promotes excellence, values diversity, stimulates creativity and recognizes achievement.

Student learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Nurse Anesthesia degree program at Virginia Commonwealth University, the graduate will:

  • Plan, organize, deliver and evaluate safe anesthesia care
  • Design, implement and evaluate perianesthetic care
  • Incorporate critical thinking into ongoing professional practice
  • Evaluate the postoperative course of a patient
  • Assimilate into practice effective and culturally competent written, verbal and nonverbal communication with patients and families, other individuals involved in patient care, and the public
  • Assume responsibility for professional behavior

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medicinal Chemistry for Nurse Anesthetists
  • Principles and Practice of Nurse Anesthesia 
  • Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Anesthetists 
  • Clinical Practicum 
  • Pathophysiology for Nurse Anesthetists
  • Professional Aspects of Anesthesia Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

73 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25956 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25956 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12618 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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