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Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-BSN to DNP) - Nurse Anesthesia

Program Description

The La Salle University nursing program has developed a stand-alone Post-BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia program beginning in the Spring of 2024. The La Salle University Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) as of 11/8/23. 


The post-BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program educates highly competent advance practice nursing students to satisfactorily complete the Nurse Anesthesia Program’s terminal objectives and they receive eligibility to sit for certification exam. By satisfactory completion of the Nurse Anesthesia Program’s terminal objectives, the student will enter the profession of nurse anesthesia as a safe, independent, and culturally competent practitioner capable of functioning in a wide variety of anesthesia practice settings.

Program Goals

  • Educate professional nurses for interprofessional practice in advanced nursing roles across health care settings.
  •  Meet the health needs of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
  • Support faculty and student scholarly activity that informs quality and safety in healthcare systems

The DNP Student Handbook and DNP Project Manual can be found at