Both master's and DNP programs are independent of the USF academic calendar. Some weekend, night and 24-hour rotations will be required during clinical phases.
DNP Program Curriculum
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia
Total Credit Hours: 94Sample Program Plan (for informational purposes only)
For questions, call (813) 224-7831.
Master's Program Curriculum
Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia
Total Credit Hours: 72
Note: The USF College of Nursing is transitioning from the master's program (no longer admitting) to the DNP program (now admitting for summer 2019).
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Term Offered Term Planned Semester One NGR 6404 Anatomy/Physiology for Nurse Anesthesia I 3 FA FA NGR 6002C Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 4 FA FA NGR 6157 Pharmacology and Physiology for Nurse Anesthesia 5 FA FA NGR 6400 Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics for Nurse Anesthesia 3 FA FA SEMESTER TOTAL 15 Semester Two NGR 6460 Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia I 3 SP SP NGR 6152 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 4 SP SP NGR 6420 Foundations of Anesthesia Practice 4 SP SP NGR 6492 Nurse Anesthesia Role Development 3 SP SP NGR 6440L Nurse Anesthesia Simulation Lab I 2 SP SP SEMESTER TOTAL 16 Semester Three NGR 7848 Fundamentals of Statistics for Clinicians 3 SU SU alt NGR 6422 Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Across the Lifespan 3 SU SU alt NGR 6441L Nurse Anesthesia Simulation Lab II 2 SU SU alt NGR 6423 Theoretical Foundations of Nurse Anesthesia Practice: Advanced Principles I 3 SU SU alt NGR 6803 Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3 SU SU alt SEMESTER TOTAL 14 Semester Four NGR 6431 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Residency I 4 FA FA NGR 6442L Nurse Anesthesia Simulation Lab III 2 FA FA NGR 6424 Theoretical Foundations of Nurse Anesthesia Practice: Advanced Principles II 3 FA FA SEMESTER TOTAL 9 Semester Five NGR 6432 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Residency II 4 SP SP NGR 6929 Clinical Correlational Conferences 2 SP SP SEMESTER TOTAL 6 Semester Six NGR 6433 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Residency III 4 SU SU alt NGR 6929 Clinical Correlational Conferences 2 SU SU alt SEMESTER TOTAL 6 Semester Seven NGR 6434 Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Residency IV 4 FA FA NGR 6491 Nurse Anesthesia Seminar/Certification Preparation 2 FA FA SEMESTER TOTAL 6
As approved by Graduate Council 04/16/2012, effective Fall 2015.