Welcome to the applicant handbook regarding our nurse anesthesia program. This handbook contains information regarding the program and the admission requirements and process.
This program represents a collaboration between the Rhode Island College School of Nursing (RICSON) and the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia (SJHSNA). The Master of Science in Nursing provides Masters level education and training for nurses pursuing a career in nurse anesthesia. The program is designed to meet all the accreditation standards of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).
Applications must be submitted electronically to RICSON by February 15th in order to be considered for the class beginning in the summer term. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis only.
The information in this handbook is subject to change without prior notice.