Nurse Anesthesia

Resources / Announcements

DNP-A application deadlines: July 1st for class beginning the next year. Completed early applications will be given preference for
interviews. Interviewees will be notified by August 1. Interview dates for 2017 are August 22, 24, 29 and 31. Candidates
will be notified of admission status by October 1st. Apply online today at www.applyweb.com/tcug/.


All students accepted in the TCU advanced pain management program will attend a one day required orientation on the TCU campus in Fort Worth, TX. Students will meet the program administrators, faculty, and administrative staff in person. We will cover expectations, clinical requirements, and documentation of clinical experiences.

August 14, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TCU Campus, Annie Bass Building Room 1001

Attire: business casual

Bring a laptop computer and power cord that will be used for course work during the program


TCU School of Nurse Anesthesia in partnership with American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) to offer Post-Graduate Advanced Non-Surgical Pain Management Program.


Frequently Asked Application Questions


Recommended reading for applicants and others interested in nurse anesthesia


Program Statistics


Student Handbook / DNP-A Project Guides


The School of Nurse Anesthesia office is located in Suite 3101 on the third floor of the Annie Richardson Bass building.

Program Goals / Philosophy

Goals

  1. Support Texas Christian University’s mission, vision, and core values.
  2. Prepare graduates to become competent Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, ready to serve society as leaders and partners in health care.
  3. Promote core values and behaviors that encourage personal growth, respect for diversity, acknowledge human worth and dignity, and support professional nurse anesthesia practice.
  4. Foster an appreciation for the necessity of critical thinking, life-long learning, and professional involvement.
  5. Contribute to the nurse anesthesia profession and to society by engaging in expert evidence-based clinical practice and by demonstrating commitment to ethical leadership and responsible citizenship.

Educational Philosophy

The faculty believes that graduate education should prepare an individual to exhibit qualities of mind and character that are necessary to live a fulfilling life.  Such education facilitates thoughtful judgment, analytical problem solving, ethical leadership, and responsible citizenship.  Learning is expected to be interactive, continuous, collegial, and reciprocal in nature as faculty and students learn from one other.  This educational approach is casual and purposeful, and involves necessary affective, cognitive, and psychomotor changes.

A safe, supportive environment, high expectations, freedom to question and explore, and a diverse, challenging practice experience enhance education in the professional practice of nurse anesthesia.  The graduate must be able to integrate sound scientific knowledge with technical and clinical skills in order to competently manage complex anesthetic care of patients.  The result of this educational process in the professional practice of nurse anesthesia should be the advancement of the practitioner, the profession, and society.

Resources / Announcements

DNP-A application deadlines: July 1st for class beginning the next year. Completed early applications will be given preference for
interviews. Interviewees will be notified by August 1. Interview dates for 2017 are August 22, 24, 29 and 31. Candidates
will be notified of admission status by October 1st. Apply online today at www.applyweb.com/tcug/.


All students accepted in the TCU advanced pain management program will attend a one day required orientation on the TCU campus in Fort Worth, TX. Students will meet the program administrators, faculty, and administrative staff in person. We will cover expectations, clinical requirements, and documentation of clinical experiences.

August 14, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TCU Campus, Annie Bass Building Room 1001

Attire: business casual

Bring a laptop computer and power cord that will be used for course work during the program


TCU School of Nurse Anesthesia in partnership with American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) to offer Post-Graduate Advanced Non-Surgical Pain Management Program.


Frequently Asked Application Questions


Recommended reading for applicants and others interested in nurse anesthesia


Program Statistics


Student Handbook / DNP-A Project Guides


The School of Nurse Anesthesia office is located in Suite 3101 on the third floor of the Annie Richardson Bass building.