The nationally accredited master’s nurse anesthesia program at FSU Panama City is a rigorous 28-month program focused on patient care before, during and after surgical procedures. Curriculum highlights critical thinking, communication and professionalism conducting various anesthesia techniques and emphasize analysis, evaluation and decision-making rather than memorization. Each student will begin a one-on-one clinical practicum within the first week for immediate application of skills.
For the cohort beginning August 2020, the online application window will open in August 2019 and close December 1. Interviews are typically held in January following the application deadline. The highly competitive, limited-access program is offered through Florida State’s College of Applied Studies and will admit 24 students each year.
Accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, the nurse anesthesia program’s mission is to advance the human sciences through a philosophy of passion-infused scientific education, application of clinical education and practice for the betterment of citizens in the community, both locally and nationally.