News & Events

HRSA Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship grant awarded

On May 23, 2018, the USF Nurse Anesthesia Program was awarded the HRSA Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship grant. The grant is awarded to programs that provide a curriculum and clinical experiences focused on addressing the current opioid crisis and all monies are used to assist with student tuition. Congratulations to our USF nurse anesthesia students for providing leading care to those affected by the opioid crisis throughout our community.

BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia student delivers speech to students for Rachel’s First Week

Rachel’s First Week is a program dedicated to protecting the lives of high school seniors and college freshmen as they transition into young adult men and women. David Wright, USF BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia student (class of 2020), exhibited exceptional leadership through the delivery of an empowering speech to 1,000 students at Munster High School in Munster, Indiana on April 10, 2018. USF salutes his community outreach and willingness to serve as a positive role model for youth transitioning into adulthood.

USF earns approval from the Higher Learning Commission for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree.

USF has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission to offer it’s first doctoral degree. The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree will be offered through the Nurse Anesthesia Program and the Department of Nursing.

Applications are now open for the August 2018 class!

The Nurse Anesthesia Program is accepting applications for the 2018 admissions cycle now through August 15, 2017.

CRNA Program Receives Initial Accreditation

On June 13, 2017, the USF BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program has been awarded initial accreditation  from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) for the maximum period of 5 years. Specialty accreditation signifies that the program has met all of the standards that govern nurse anesthesia educational programs and that the program will provide graduate level curriculum leading to the award of a Doctor in Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.