Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia – University of North Carolina at Greensboro CRNA School
the school offers opportunities for graduate study in nurse anesthesia leading to a Masters Degree. The Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia (RSNA) is a unique partnership among Eastern North Carolina hospital facilities, anesthesiology practices and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Founded in 1990, the school offers opportunities for graduate study in nurse anesthesia leading to a Masters Degree. The program’s founding mission arose in response to the growing need for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) with particular recognition for the needs in eastern North Carolina.” (Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia)
Program created: 1990 Ranking: 2.8 out of 5.0 Tuition: approx. $50,000 National Certification Exam (NCE) First time passing rate: 78% in 2012
- License: RN license
- Work Experience: Critical care experience needed for a successful applicant would be recent full time employment in a critical care unit.>/br> Accepted: CVICU, Neuro ICU, Surgical ICU or Medical ICU. Not Accepted: Emergency Room, PACU, or Operating Room experience is not considered to be critical care experience. RNs working in these areas are not involved in the management and treatment of hemodynamic changes on a routine basis. Pediatric ICU and Neonatal ICU experience is accepted as long as the applicant also has experience in an adult critical care.
- GPA: Earning a 3.0 GPA in your BSN degree is evaluated and expected. However, a GPA of less than 3.5 without proof of good academic indicators is considered not competitive. An elevated GPA based on non-nursing credits may not be adequate for being considered for an interview. Nursing and science course GPA is an index for candidate selection. If students have completed any graduate work prior to application this is also taken into consideration.
- GRE: Satisfactory score on the GRE or MAT (taken within five years)
- Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina must be obtained prior to enrollment ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) PALS (PALS can be pending) BLS (Basic Life Support) CCRN (documentation must be included with your application)
Health assessment Chemistry (3 SH) Inferential Statistics (3 SH)Interview:
not listedCRNA Program Setup: Classes Start:
9 smesteraClinical Sites:
Clinical sites are located in Raleigh, Eastern and Piedmont area of North Carolina.Disclaimer: Information on this page was gathered from the school's website and through phone interviews. A school's curriculum can change frequently, so we make sure that you are provided with the most up to date information. Our team regularly checks for any changes that CRNA programs make to their curriculum. The ranking of schools was based off of the 2011 US News World Report for Graduate Schools