Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a specialization in Anesthesiology
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a specialization in Anesthesiology Program is a practice-focused doctoral program for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) holding a master’s degree or higher. This program focuses specifically on nurse anesthesia and consists of web-mediated courses that provide opportunities for synchronous and asynchronous learning. The DNP with a specialization in Anesthesiology degree prepares CRNAs to acquire the clinical, organizational, financial, and leadership knowledge to design and implement programs of care delivery which significantly impact health care outcomes. The curriculum builds upon the scientific, management, and leadership knowledge and skills gained during the master’s degree in nurse anesthesia education as well as the professional practice experience gained as a CRNA. The Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304, Park Ridge, IL 60068, (847) 692-7050.