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To offer a dynamic and high-quality master’s degree in sciences of anesthesia that contributes to the fulfillment of the needs of nurse anesthetists in Puerto Rico through the preparation of competent practitioners. The program will respond swiftly and effectively to tendencies in the discipline, medicine, and education, to social forces especially in technology and humanism, and also, to changes in the field.

Program Objectives

To prepare nurse anesthetists with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to offer safe anesthesia services in compliance with professional standards and state regulations. 

To provide broad opportunities for learning that promote the development of the competencies for anesthesia nursing practice. 

To develop nurse anesthetists able to respond to the needs of patients who require anesthesia and to improve the delivery of the anesthesia services. 

To develop nurse anesthetists with the values to deliver humanistic services and to assume responsibility for self-development in the science of anesthesia discipline.

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Dr. Rafael Moreno, EdD, MSN, RNA, RN Director del Programa Graduado de Ciencias en Anestesia (MSA)

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Effective January 31, 2022, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on January 31, 2024. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000 Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.