2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 16, 2022  
2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nurse Anesthesia


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Department of Nurse Anesthesia

Degrees

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
          Nurse Anesthesia (M.S.N.)  

B.S.N. to D.N.P. Option (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
          Nurse Anesthesia (B.S.N. to D.N.P.)  


Information on the master of science in nursing in nurse anesthesia is seen below. Click here  for information on the doctor of nursing practice in nurse anesthesia.


Admission Criteria

The final cohort of students in the master of science in nursing (M.S.N.) in nurse anesthesia program began in January 2018. All Admissions for the nurse anesthesia will for the BSN to D.N.P option. (See the Doctoral Nursing  section for more information.)

Progression Policies

In order to progress in the School of Nursing nurse anesthesia program, the student must:

  1. Have a completed Health Data Record (with all required immunizations) updated annually and on file, according to policy with ESS.
  2. Carry health insurance while enrolled at Samford. Students in the School of Nursing are required to provide proof of current personal health insurance coverage. Each semester, students in the IMSON are automatically enrolled in the University-sponsored student health insurance plan. There is a charge for this coverage. If you are a new nursing student, you will need to register your health insurance coverage by clicking on the following link and completing the information: https://studentcenter.uhcsr.com/school-page.
  3. Document and keep current professional liability insurance for clinicals.
  4. BLS, ACLS, PALS certification prior to clinical rotations and through graduation.
  5. Adhere to the Code of Ethical/Professional Conduct, School of Nursing section.
  6. Possess a current unencumbered Alabama registered nursing license and in the states of all clinical rotation.
  7. Submit to random drug testing and a criminal background check.
  8. Obtain a grade of “B” or better in each didactic course and a “Pass” grade in each clinical course.

Program Interruptions and Readmissions

  1. Students must complete all semester coursework before progressing to the next semester. Individual exceptions may be made by the department chair. An incomplete grade (INC) may be awarded if the student has done work that would earn a passing grade in the course but has failed to complete some portion of the required work because of an emergency, and the work can be completed without further class attendance. An INC grade automatically becomes an F if not removed by the last day of classes in the next full semester after the grade was given.
  2. Students who receive a non-progressing grade may reapply to continue their course of study the following year. Additional remedial courses may be required on a case-by-case basis prior to readmission. Determination for readmission will be made by the nurse anesthesia program faculty with approval of the dean of the School of Nursing.
  3. Students who take a leave of absence or withdraw from the program may reapply to continue their course of study the following year. Additional remedial courses may be required on a case-by-case basis prior to readmission. Determination for readmission will be made by the nurse anesthesia program faculty with approval of the dean of the School of Nursing.
  4. Students will be obligated for complete tuition payments for any enrolled semester. For students readmitted to the program, tuition costs will be at the tuition rate in place at the time of readmission.

Programs

    Master

    Courses

      Nursing - Nurse Anesthesia - GraduateNursing - Nurse Anesthesia - Doctoral

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