School of Nursing and Health Sciences
The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) program at Westminster College allows nurse anesthesia students to master the intellectual and technical skills required to become competent in the safe administration of anesthesia.
This highly competitive program selects 18 students annually and is nationally recognized for its quality, affordability, and high pass rates.
The MSNA at Westminster College is a 29-month program, beginning each year in August, with clinical rotations beginning the first week of September the following year.
Hands-on interaction in a simulated operating room environment with operating room table, intubatable mannequin, fully functioning anesthesia machine (old and new models), and a fully stocked anesthesia cart. This course is designed to take the student through the chronological steps of giving an anesthetic. Students will manage a series of simulated adverse events in a variety of patient care settings. Simulated events will primarily focus on topics relevant to the practice of nurse anesthesia.
This course will expose the student to various topics such as the difficult airway and cultural differences that may impact the delivery of anesthesia care. Students will also have the opportunity to hone clinical and critical thinking skills by managing clinical case scenarios in the simulator laboratory.
A dedicated admissions counselor will reach out to you with personalized information to help with your search for the right program.
The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) program at Westminster College prepares students to become successful Nurse Anesthetists.
64 credits at $1,220/credit
$78,080 total tuition
Merit scholarships, alumni scholarships, and loans are available.
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