BSN_DNP Track: 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.
Post-Master's CRNA Track: Our post-master's track offers advanced standing in the DNP program for master's prepared CRNAs. In this program, the master's Prepared CRNA will complete 37 credits. The required course work can be completed in six (6) semesters and completely online with no campus attendance required. Upon completion of the program the graduates are awarded a DNP degree.
CRNAs are the primary anesthesia provider in rural America as well as in the United States military. CRNAs provide anesthesia services including obstetrical, pain management, surgical, trauma, outpatient in every practice setting in collaboration with surgeons, dentists, podiatrists, and other healthcare providers.
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).
The Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Northern Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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The NKU Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
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