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Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford

Become a Certified Registered Nurse in Anesthesia with IAA. We offer two levels of programs: Entry Level and Advanced Specialization. Learn more here and apply now. 

Advanced Specialization Program


Applications are due annually by June 1st for classes beginning in late August.

To qualify for an interview, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements by the application deadline:

  1. A graduate degree from a nurse anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).
  2. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  3. Certification or re-certification by the National Board of Certification and Re-certification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
  4. Current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in one of the fifty states.
  5. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS if required by your state practice act. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is highly recommended.
  6. A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  7. At least three professional reference letters, utilizing our form [see pdf link below]. One reference must be from a current supervisor.
  8. A personal statement or essay of your professional goals and reasons for pursuing a post-master’s DNAP degree (300-word maximum).
  9. A personal interview with the Admissions Committee.  Note: Interviews are granted to qualified applicants who meet or exceed the above pre-requisites.
  10. Application Fee: $150.00 — check made payable to: Integrated Anesthesia Associates

Apply for the Nurse Anesthesia
Program of Hartford

For more information, please contact:

Tel: (860) 904-0320
Fax: (860) 461-0224

Integrated Anesthesia Associates
Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford
Attn: Terri Williams, Program Director
100 Retreat Avenue, Suite 900
Hartford CT 06106

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