Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
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Transition of Nurse Anesthesia Programs to Award Doctoral Degrees

Nurse anesthesia programs continue to transition to awarding doctoral degrees. Based on programs’ 2017 annual reports, the number of doctoral applications planned for submission from 2018 through 2021 has been identified. As of November 24, 2017, there are a total of 67 nurse anesthesia programs approved to offer entry-level doctoral degrees and 23 programs offering post-master’s doctoral degree completion programs for CRNAs. Fifty-three programs remain to be approved to award doctoral degrees for entry into practice by the deadline of January 1, 2022. 


"Promoting Excellence in Nurse Anesthesia Education for Over 40 Years"

The Development of a Common Clinical Assessment Tool for Clinical Evaluation in Nurse Anesthesia Education in the United States

List of Accredited Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia

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