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Nurse Anesthesia Program

Course of Study

Core Courses (10 course units)
NURS536 - Pain Science & Practice
NURS540 - Current Issues In Health and Social Policy
NURS580 - Pharmacology of Anesthesia and Accessory Drugs I
NURS607 - Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology
NURS608 - Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Nursing Practice
NURS657 - Advanced Physical Assessment and Clinical Decision Making
NURS681 - Applied Physiology for Nurse Anesthetists I
NURS682 - Applied Physiology for Nurse Anesthetists II
NURS683 - Applied Science Related to Anesthesia
NURS547 - Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-based Practice
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NURS637 - Introduction to Research Methods and Design


Theory Courses (7 course units)
NURS617 - Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice I
NURS618 - Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice II
NURS619 - Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice III
NURS620 - Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice IV
NURS621 - Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice V
NURS746 - Evidence-Based Practice for Nurse Anesthetists I
NURS747 - Evidence-Based Practice for Nurse Anesthetists II

Clinical Courses (10 course units)
NURS764 - Advanced Technologies & Clinical Decisions in Acute Care
NURS791 - Clinical Fieldwork in Nurse Anesthesia Practice I
NURS792 - Clinical Fieldwork in Nurse Anesthesia Practice II
NURS793 - Clinical Fieldwork in Nurse Anesthesia Practice III
NURS794 - Nurse Anesthesia Residency I
NURS795 - Nurse Anesthesia Residency II

Suggested Plan(s) of Study

Full Time Plan of Study


Program Director
Russell Lynn, MSN, CRNA
ruslynn@nursing.upenn.edu

Associate Director
Lori Ann Winner, MSN, CRNA
wiseleya@nursing.upenn.edu

Enrollment Management
Carol Ladden
ladden@nursing.upenn.edu

Student Services
Kara Koch
karamart@nursing.upenn.edu

Mailing Address:
Penn Nursing
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217