State University New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center / Kings County Hospital Center / Harlem Hospital Center
This program offers a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia. The Nurse Anesthesia Program prepares registered nurses with the advanced skills and judgment required to practice as nurse anesthetists. The program accepts students once per year for the Fall term. The 61-credit course of study allows students to pursue their studies on a full-time (27 months) basis. The program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.” (State University New York (SUNY))
Program created: 1990 Ranking: not reported National Certification Exam (NCE) 1st Time Pass Rate: 80% (2012)
- License: A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from an institution accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation CHEA regionally accredited college or university. A New York State R.N. license.
- Work Experience: requires a minimum of two years of current critical care experience (EXCLUDING ORIENTATION), which must be completed within the last three (3) years by the time of application Accepted: SICU, MICU , Cardio Thoracic ICU Special note: SICU, MICU , Experience in the following intensive care units will be accepted, ONLY if combined with one of the experiences listed above for a minimum of one year. (Neonatal, Pediatric, Coronary Care Unit, Neurosurgical) Not Accepted: none explicitly stated on website
- GPA: A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale is preferred
- GRE: Not required.
- Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) BLS (Basic Life Support) CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse)
A letter grade of “B” or better in the following undergraduate nursing courses: Statistics Nursing Research Undergraduate Health/Physical Assessment SkillInterview:
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