The Foundations in Nurse Anesthesiology course is designed to help you prepare academically and professionally to attend a nurse anesthesiology program.
If you have a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to apply or enter a nurse anesthesiology program, this course offers helpful academic preparation in the form of a broad chemistry review, important foundational anesthesia practice information, and guidance about the holistic graduate school application process.
- History of the nurse anesthesiology profession
- Professional development of the nurse anesthetist
- Graduate school academic and application preparation
Chemistry topics covered on the National Certification Exam (NCE):
- Matter and measurement
- Atomic structure and the periodic table
- Ionic and covalent compounds
- Molecular shape, intermolecular interactions, and energy
- Chemical reactions
- Acids and Bases
- Alkanes and functional groups
- Stereochemistry, alkenes, and lipids
- Properties and reactions of alkanes with oxygen, sulfur, or halogenated functional groups
- Carboxylic acids; amines; amino acids and peptides
- Carbohydrates, nucleic acids, protein synthesis, and metabolism
with additional costs
Two remote synchronous meetings via Zoom: Week 2 and Week 15 (final week).
Chemistry modules are self-paced with multiple opportunities to connect with your instructor, including examinations and weekly homework assignments.
Instructors can help you prepare for the graduate school application process.