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MSN: Nurse Anesthesia
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ANESTHESIA OVERVIEW
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Oakland's School of Nursing, in collaboration with nationally renowned Beaumont Health System, has the only accredited nurse anesthesia program in Oakland County. The collaborative initiative began in 1991 to address the nurse anesthesia shortage as well as provide an exceptional educational environment for educating Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. The average class size is 20 students. The most recent graduating class of 2012 had an attrition rate of 4%, a first time certification exam pass rate of 96% and 100% of the graduates gained employment within 3 months of completing the program. Graduates are employed in all practice models, ranging from rural and independent practice to team models in major academical medical centers across the country. 

The plan of study for the Nurse Anesthesia (NA) program prepares nurses at the Master's and Post-Master's levels as specialists in anesthesia care. Nursing courses and clinical internships provide the opportunity for students to gain experience in nurse anesthesia practice in all specialty areas. Students study physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and anatomy in cognate courses. The graduate applies nursing theory, principles of nurse anesthesia practice and research in the delivery of anesthesia care. After 28 months of full-time study, nurse anesthesia graduates are prepared to take the certification examination offered by the National Board on Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists leading to the designation CRNA. Approximate cost of the program, including tuition, books and travel is $63,000.

For more information about the nurse anesthesia program, please review the program flyer and visit www.beaumont.edu/crna.

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Information Session for the CRNA Program:
 
March 27
4 pm - 6 pm
Marcia and Eugene Applebaum Surgical Learning Center Classroom
Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak

Information to include:

 - Role of the CRNA
-  Program overview
- Application requirements
- Admission and selection criteria
- Curriculum
- Cost and finances
- Meet program faculty and current students

For more information, call 248-898-7683



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Before an applicant’s file can be reviewed for full program admission, all application documents must be received in Graduate Admissions by the posted deadlines. 

See the graduate catalog listing for general university requirements and program-specific admissions requirements. Follow the steps on the Graduate Admissions website to apply for admission. Prospective DNP students only will need a Validation Form for Clinical hours.


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Date  Time  Location 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Noon 2018 Human Health Building 
 Saturday, April 26, 2014
11 a.m.
 2018 Human Health Building 
 Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 11 a.m.
 2018 Human Health Building 
 Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 4 p.m.
 2018 Human Health Building 
 Tuesday, June 10, 2014
 11 a.m.
 2018 Human Health Building 

MSN program advising sessions are for students interested in the MSN: Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner and MSN: Nurse Anesthesia programs.

Sessions begin promptly at the published start time and last approximately one hour. Program Advising Sessions are conducted in group format and are facilitated by the School of Nursing academic adviser for the program. At this session, you will learn about the Oakland University admission criteria and process, School of Nursing admission criteria and process, and program overview of the curriculum. Individual questions will be answered at the end of the session if time remains. Transcripts can only be evaluated after a student has been officially admitted to Oakland University so transcripts will not be evaluated at these sessions.

Please read over the information on the website prior to attending. 

Directions: Enter OU off Walton Drive at West Oakland Drive. Use Parking Lot #3. For a copy of the Oakland University campus map, please visit www.oakland.edu/map.

CRNA INFORMATION SESSION

March 27
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Marcia and Eugene Applebaum Surgical Learning Center Classroom
Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak

Information to include:
 - Role of the CRNA
-  Program overview
- Application requirements
- Admission and selection criteria
- Curriculum
- Cost and finances
- Meet program faculty and current students

For more information, call 248-898-7683



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Program handbook
Program requirements
Program plan
ADVISER CONTACT: 

Patrina Carper
(248) 364-8766
carper@oakland.edu

Admissions & Clinical Coordinator
Andrea Bittinger
(248) 898-7683
ABittinger@beaumont.edu

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