Requirements—Advanced Specialization

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Applications are due annually by June 1st for classes beginning in late August.

To qualify for an interview, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements by the application deadline:

1  A graduate degree from a nurse anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).

2  Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

3  Certification or re-certification by the National Board of Certification and Re-certification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).

4  Current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in one of the fifty states.

5  Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS if required by your state practice act. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is highly recommended.

6  A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

7  At least three professional reference letters, utilizing our form [see pdf link below]. One reference must be from a current supervisor.

8  A personal statement or essay of your professional goals and reasons for pursuing a post-master’s DNAP degree (300-word maximum).

9  A personal interview with the Admissions Committee.  Note: Interviews are granted to qualified applicants who meet or exceed the above pre-requisites.

10  Application Fee: $150.00—check made payable to: Integrated Anesthesia Associates.

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>> Download and submit the Advanced Specialization Application Form

>> Download and submit the Advanced Specialization Reference Form 1

>> Download and submit the Advanced Specialization Reference Form 2 – Program Director