Become a Certified Registered Nurse in Anesthesia with IAA. We offer two levels of programs: Entry Level and Advanced Specialization. Learn more here and apply now.
Central Connecticut State University is regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE), formerly the New England Association Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford received initial accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) in August 2013. On October 25, 2018, we were awarded a full 10-year accreditation.
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia
Educational Programs (COA)
222 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge IL 60068-4001
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Class of 2020:
Class of 2021: 0% attrition
Class of 2022: 0% attrition
Class of 2023: 0% attrition
Americans with Disabilities Act
The Program complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Applicants shall not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental handicap or disability, or any other legally protected factor.
Applicants must understand that to successfully progress through and graduate from the nurse anesthesia program they must be able to perform the essential functions, technical skills and/or tasks of a nurse anesthetist using the following abilities:
Criminal Background Checks, Drug Screening
Participation in clinical rotations is a required part of the curriculum and a requirement for graduation. Clinical rotation sites require a drug, criminal, and/or child abuse background check prior to participation in the clinical rotation. Clinical rotation sites may deny a student’s participation in the clinical rotation because of a felony or misdemeanor conviction, failure of a required drug test, or inability to produce an appropriate health clearance, which would result in delayed graduation or in the inability to graduate from the program. Drug and background checks will be done at the student’s expense.
Future Certification as a Nurse Anesthetist:
Applicants must be aware of the requirements of the National Board of Certification of Nurse Anesthetists (accessed from www.NBCRNA.com May 2010).
The RN applicant for CRNA certification must verify:
If the candidate does not so certify, he or she must provide full documentation of the reasons therefore with sufficient specificity to allow the NBCRNA to evaluate the possible impact of the problem on the candidate’s current ability to take the NCE or practice nurse anesthesia and to resolve the issue to the NBCRNA’s satisfaction.
Applicants must also be aware that the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists may not allow applicants to become certified who have been:
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