DNAP Completion

The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) professional completion program is being phased out by September 1, 2023 and no longer accepts new students.  Closure of the completion program does not affect the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) entry-level program. Please contact Dr. Shawn Fryzel or Dr. Jane Motz with any questions or concerns at (810) 762-3147.
 
Students interested in completing a doctor program should inquiry into the MSN - DNP program at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Courses

The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) professional completion program is being phased out by September 1, 2023 and no longer accepts new students.  Closure of the completion program does not affect the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) entry-level program. Please contact Dr. Shawn Fryzel or Dr. Jane Motz with any questions or concerns at (810) 762-3147.
 

Students interested in completing a doctor program should inquiry into the MSN - DNP program at the University of Michigan-Flint.

 

DEGREE Requirements (32 CREDITS)
Core courses (16 credits)

Practice inquiry (3 credits)
ANE 730 - Evidenced-Based Practice of Nurse Anesthesia

Professional Role/Leadership (3 credits). One from:
NUR 840 - Organizational and Administrative Theory
ANE 601 - Administrative Organization and Behavior
MGT 541 - Organizational Behavior

Healthcare Improvement, Public and Social Policy (3 credits). One from:
HCR 505/ANE 605 - Health Policy
ANE 687 - Legal Issues in Health Care
NUR 820 - Health Policy and Economics

Technology and Informatics (2 credits). One from:
ANE 710 - Technology and Informatics for CRNA
NUR 607 - Informatics

Health Systems Management (3 credits). One from:
ANE 611 - Economic Applications in Health Administration
ANE 625 - Contemporary Issues in Health Care Management
ANE 677 - Financial Management in Health Care

Ethics (2 credits)
ANE 720 - Ethical Issues in Nurse Anesthesia

(DNAP students need 2 cr.; DNAP/MBA students need 3 cr. total)

Cognates (9 credits)
Must include a graduate-level methods course specific to the student’s capstone project. Remaining cognate courses selected in consultation with advisor from specific area of interest (e.g., business, education, healthcare administration, etc.)
Capstone sequence (7 credits)
Demonstrated acquisition of advanced knowledge through a project tailored to reflect scholarship in core or elective areas. The form the project assumes will be determined in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor.
ANE 801 - Scholarly Project I
ANE 802 - Scholarly Project II
ANE 803 - Scholarly Project III
 
  • An overall cumulative grade point average of B or better in all required courses, with a grade of B (3.0) or better in each course. Dissemination of the results of the capstone project. Acceptable methods of dissemination include submission for poster presentation at a state or national (preferred) level professional association meeting, submission of a manuscript for publication in a peer-reviewed professional journal, or oral presentation in a research/professional symposium. Other methods require the approval of the program director. 
  • Maintained licensure as a Registered Nurse in at least one state and certification or recertification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Time Limit to Complete Degree: A student must complete all work toward the program within six consecutive years from the date of first admission to the program. Students may, however, request or petition for an extension of this time limit. Approval of the extension is at the discretion of the program director, in consultation with program faculty.

Transfer of Credit

Up to nine (9) semester credit hours of graduate credit completed at an accredited institution may be accepted for transfer. Transfers of credit are subject to the approval of the program director. Requests for transferring coursework may be made by submitting a petition to the program director. The program faculty reviews petitions.

The University of Michigan-Flint Anesthesia Program has been fully approved by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and the Michigan Association of State Universities to admit and enroll students to the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program beginning in Fall 2018.

Admission

The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) professional completion program is being phased out by September 1, 2023 and no longer accepts new students.  Closure of the completion program does not affect the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) entry-level program. Please contact Dr. Shawn Fryzel or Dr. Jane Motz with any questions or concerns at (810) 762-3147.
 
Students interested in completing a doctor program should inquiry into the MSN - DNP program at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Applying

The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) professional completion program is being phased out by September 1, 2023 and no longer accepts new students.  Closure of the completion program does not affect the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) entry-level program. Please contact Dr. Shawn Fryzel or Dr. Jane Motz with any questions or concerns at (810) 762-3147.
 
Students interested in completing a doctor program should inquiry into the MSN - DNP program at the University of Michigan-Flint.