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California Association of Nurse Anesthetists
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Nurse Anesthesia Education in California


CANA works closely with the educational institutions graduating CRNAs in California. All are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. As with all nurse anesthesia educational programs throughout the United States, the educational requirements for admission to a California Nurse Anesthesia Program include the following:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing or other appropriate baccalaureate degree
  • Fulfillment of all appropriate program specific requirements
  • A Minimum of One Year of Acute Care Nursing
  • A Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.


To inquire about a specific California program and to receive further information please contact the following program directors and schools.

University of Southern California
Program of Nurse Anesthesia
Website:
CLICK HERE
Department of Nursing
1540 Alcazar Street,
Los Angeles, California 90033
Contact: Michele Gold, CRNA, Ph.D.
Office: 323.442.2037
Fax: 323.442.1701
E-Mail: uscnap@usc.com
Loma Linda University School of Nursing
Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
Website: Click Here
11262 Campus Street
Loma Linda, CA 92350
Contact: Kurt D. Cao, CRNA, MSNA, CRNA
Office: 909.558.4923
FAX: 909.558.0719
Email:
graduatenursing@llu.edu

Kaiser Permanente
School of Anesthesia
Website:
CLICK HERE

100 S. Los Robles. Ste 501
Pasadena,CA 91188
Contact: John Nagelhout, CRNA, Ph.D.
Office: 626.564.3016
FAX: 626.564.3099
E-Mail:
sandra.j.hinkson@kp.org

Samuel Merritt University
Program of Nurse Anesthesia
Website: CLICK HERE

450 30th Street - Suite 3701
Oakland, California 94609
Contact: Marc Code, CRNA, DNP
Office: 510.869.8984
Fax: 510.869.6282
E-Mail: mcode@samuelmerritt.edu

 

National University Fresno
Nurse Anesthesia Program
Website: CLICK HERE
20 River Park Place West
Fresno, CA 93720-1551
Contact: Bryan Tune, CRNA, DNP
Office: 559.256.4946
Fax: 559.256.4990
E-Mail: btune@nu.edu

Student Anesthetist Scholarship Opportunities Sites

Sallie Mae
U.S. Department of Education, on-line Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
College Board Search
CollegeNET Scholarship Search
FastWeb Scholarship Search
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
National University
Samuel Merritt
Student Loan Finder
Nurse Anesthesia - The Nurse Anesthetist Resource Site