Ignite Your Career! Become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.


 
The Nurse Anesthesia Program (NAP) is a specialization of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) offered by the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) in the Department of Nursing Studies at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) in Highland Heights, Kentucky.
The program is a 36-month, 106-semester-hour curriculum culminating in a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) nurse anesthesia specialization with a population focus of the family/individual across a lifespan.Graduates are eligible for the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) National Certification Exam (NCE) and to assume the role of an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). 
 
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Our People

Judy Audas, DNAP, APRN, CRNA
Program Director

William Terry Ray, PhD, APRN, CRNA
Clinical  Director

Brett Kendon, DNP, APRN, CRNA, CHSE
Director of Simulation and Assistant Director

Debbie Barber, DNP, APRN, CRNA
Didactic Faculty

Zohn Centimole, PhD, APRN, CRNA
Didactic Faculty

Courtney Hamilton, DNP, RN
Didactic Faculty

Brian Kasson, DNP, APRN, CRNA
Didactic Faculty

Jennifer McLeod, DNAP, APRN, CRNA
Didactic Faculty

Charles Myers, DNP,APRN, CRNA, MAJ, AN, USAR
Didactic Faculty

 

 

Applications for Summer 2021

Open June 1-August 31, 2020

   
   
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

The NKU Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

222 S. Prospect Avenue Suite 304
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Phone: 847-692-7050
Website:  (http://coacrna.org)

   
   
The college reserves the right to change the program of study as needed to fulfill state approval, regional and national accreditation, other certification organziations, and/or college requirements.