The Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Biology Department have partnered to develop a program to meet the specific needs of the nurse anesthetist student.
The School of Anesthesia operates within the Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare complex in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Students are taught in a didactic and clinical setting during the course, which requires 27 consecutive months of study.
Upon completion of the 31 graduate credits required of the program, students will have earned a Master of Science Degree in Biology from The University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.
The School of Anesthesia is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
COA contact information:
- Mail: 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL
- Telephone: 847- 692-7050
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COA standards and guidelines for educational programs may be found on their website.
The program's next scheduled accreditation onsite visit by the Council on Accreditation will be in the Fall of 2015.
Matriculation rates, success rates for first-time takers on the Certification exam and employment rates are listed below and are published on the UW-L website.
|Number of Graduates||10||10||10||10||10|
|Matriculation Rate (%)||100||100||100||100||100|
|Certification Pass Rate (%) - first time takers||100||80||100||90||100|
|Employment Rate (%) within six months of graduation||100||100||100||100||100|