Please note that information provided in the catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between MWU and the student. The Nurse Anesthesia Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum, however and whenever it deems appropriate.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program: 177

First Professional Year:


First Year Total Credit Hours Required: 48.5
Fall Quarter
NAPDG 1510 Foundations of Clinical Practice Credits: 4
NAPDG 1511 Systems Thinking and Organizational Leadership Credits: 3
NAPDG 1540 Education Process and Research Credits: 3
NAPDG 1570 Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia I Credits: 2
Total 12
Winter Quarter 12.5
NAPDG 1521 Ethics and Informatics Credits: 3
NAPDG 1530 Biostatistics and Research: Generating Evidence for Practice Credits: 4
NAPDG 1541 Population Based Care Credits: 3
NAPDG 1571 Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia II Credits: 2.5
Total 12.5
Spring Quarter 12
NAPDG 1520 Healthcare Policy Credits: 3
NAPDG 1531 Patient Safety and Health Promotion Credits: 3
NAPDG 1543 Healthcare Administration and Advanced Business Principles for the Anesthesia Professional Credits: 3
NAPDG 1560 Research Methods Credits: 3
Total 12
Summer Quarter 12
ANATG 1552 Human Anatomy and Embryology (with Gross Anatomy Lab) Credits: 7
BIOCG 1550 Biochemistry for Nurse Anesthetists Credits: 3
NAPDG 1500 Introduction to Principles & Pathophysiology of Anesthesia Credits: 2
Total 12
Second Year Total Credit Hours Required: 64.5
Fall Quarter
COREG 1660 F Interprofessional Healthcare Credits: 0.5
NAPDG 1640 Advanced Principles & Pathophysiology of Anesthesia I Credits: 4
NAPDG 1640L Advanced PPOA I Simulation Lab Credits: 2
NAPDG 1651 Advanced Pharmacology of Anesthesia I Credits: 4
PASSG 1668 Advanced Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan Credits: 4
PHYSG 1673 Human Physiology I Credits: 4
Total 18.5
Winter Quarter 16.5
COREG 1670 F Interprofessional Healthcare Credits: 0.5
NAPDG 1641 Advanced Principles & Pathophysiology of Anesthesia II Credits: 6
NAPDG 1641L Advanced PPOA II Simulation Lab Credits: 2
NAPDG 1652 Advanced Pharmacology of Anesthesia II Credits: 4
PHYSG 1684 Human Physiology II Credits: 4
Total 16.5
Spring Quarter 12.5
COREG 1680 F Interprofessional Healthcare Credits: 0.5
NAPDG 1642 Advanced Principles & Pathophysiology of Anesthesia III Credits: 6
NAPDG 1642L Advanced PPOA III Simulation Lab Credits: 2
NAPDG 1653 Advanced Pharmacology of Anesthesia III Credits: 4
Total 12.5
Summer Quarter 17
NAPDG 1612 Scholarly Project I Credits: 4
NAPDG 1615 Clinical Rotation I (CRI) Credits: 11
NAPDG 1620 Clinical Rotation Didactic Component I (CRDC I) Credits: 2
Total 17
Third Year Total Credit Hours Required: 64
Fall Quarter
NAPDG 1716 Clinical Rotation II (CR II) Credits: 11
NAPDG 1721 Clinical Rotation Didactic Component II (CRDC II) Credits: 2
NAPDG 1712 Scholarly Project II Credits: 4
Total 17
Winter Quarter 17
NAPDG 1717 Clinical Rotation III (CRIII) Credits: 11
NAPDG 1722 Clinical Rotation Didactic Component III (CRDC III) Credits: 2
NAPDG 1732 Scholarly Project III Credits: 4
Total 17
Spring Quarter 17
NAPDG 1718 Clinical Rotation IV (CR IV) Credits: 11
NAPDG 1723 Clinical Rotation Didactic Component IV (CRDC IV) Credits: 2
NAPDG 1742 Scholarly Project IV Credits: 4
Total 17
Summer Quarter 13
NAPDG 1719 Clinical Rotation V (CR V) Credits: 11
NAPDG 1724 Clinical Rotation Didactic Component V (CRDC V) Credits: 2
Total 13

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