As advanced practice registered nurses, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) work with a high degree of autonomy and professional respect wherever anesthesia is delivered, for which they are well compensated.
The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) at the FIU Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences is a challenging and rewarding academic and clinical undertaking consisting of nine (9) continuous semesters of full-time graduate study.
Our graduates are well regarded by employers as competent, confident and ready to hit the ground running. As a student in our program, you’ll receive a strong educational foundation in science, nursing and anesthesia care that also emphasizes research and service to the community.
You’ll learn from doctorally prepared faculty in the classroom and gain 21st century clinical skills by using high-fidelity patient simulation and the latest medical equipment throughout the curriculum.
We provide innovative educational and training opportunities in every aspect of anesthesia care through our internationally recognized virtual hospital — the FIU S.T.A.R. Center for Simulation Teaching And Research. During the hospital clinical education portion of our program, you receive first-class instruction and practical experience at five major medical centers in the Greater Miami area.