The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) is a 36-month program consisting of
92 credits over 9 semesters. Nurse anesthesia students will complete three years of
coursework, including clinical practicums, to complete degree requirements. Courses
will include lecture, clinical, simulation and practicum.
Duquesne School of Nursing - 54 credits
Duquesne School of Health Sciences - 15 credits
Allegheny School of Anesthesia - 23 credits
Full DNAP coursework and credits by each year are available below. Didactic and non-anesthesia courses are taught
at Duquesne University via both the School of Nursing and Rangos School of Health
Sciences. Anesthesia didactic courses are taught by Allegheny School of Anesthesia
(ASOA) faculty at ASOA and clinical practicums are conducted at ASOA's eighteen (18)
COA-approved clinical sites.
Allegheny General Hospital
Alle-Kiski Medical Center-Allegheny Valley Hospital
Butler Memorial Hospital
Heritage Valley Health System (HVHS) Beaver Medical Center
HVHS Kennedy Hospital
HVHS Sewickley Valley Hospital
Penn Highlands-DuBois Hospital
St. Clair Memorial Hospital
St. Vincent Hospital
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital
UPMC Passavant Hospital
Weirton Medical Center
Wexford Surgery Center
Do you have questions?
For general questions about the program Please contact Dr. Scott Copley. For Allegheny
School of Anesthesia questions Please contact Ms. Carla DeSalle.