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    Jun 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Advanced Pain Management Fellowship Graduate Certificate


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Application deadlines - http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

This program is offered partially online.

This partially on-line program consists of five courses to be delivered sequentially over a one-year period. The concepts presented in each course will establish a framework of knowledge intended to impart the certified registered nurse anesthetist with the necessary background to understand and treat pain utilizing effective and relevant evidence based guidelines.

Location/Delivery:

The Certificate is partially online with a required two day simulation/cadaver experience at USF CAMLS. This experience most often occurs in April every year.

Admission Requirements:

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.  In addition, must also meet the following:

1.    Masters or Doctoral degree from an accredited institution
2.    Board Certified CRNA with an appropriate graduate degree from an accredited university
3.    Minimum GPA of 3.00 on all course work
4.    Minimum of two years experience as a CRNA

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

In addition, to the application forms please submit:
1.    A curriculum vitae
2.    Transcripts from a graduate CRNA program
3.    Copy of active NBCRNA card
4.    Letter of Reference from a Clinical Colleague

*Note: Applications will be reviewed and students will be accepted until the maximum capacity for the graduate certificate program has been reached.


Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Credit hours from this Certificate may be eligible to apply toward a graduate degree.  Check with the department for information.


Time Limit

Three semesters

Pre-Requisites (0 credit hours)


Board certified CRNA with an appropriate graduate degree from an accredited university.

Curriculum Requirements (15 credit hours)


  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Taught in the spring as part of the five-course sequence for the certificate. The course is presented in eight separate modules.

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Taught in the fall as part of the five-course sequence for the certificate.  The course is presented in eight separate modules.

  • Credit Hours: 3 (online)
  • Taught in the fall as part of the five course sequence for the certificate.  The course is presented in eight separate modules.

  • Credit Hours: 3 (Partially online)
  • Students must come to campus for a weekend simulation activity at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation - CAMLS.

    Taught in the spring as part of the five-course sequence for the Certificate. The course is presented in eight modules.  Students must have taken NGR 6470  and NGR 6471  before enrolling in this class.

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Pain Management Clinical Residency will be taught in the summer as part of the five-course sequence of the Advanced Pain Management Fellowship certificate.  The course is presented in eight modules.

    Most modules are divided into three sections to include an overview, content, and discussion. The overview includes a summary of activities to be presented. This is accomplished through a module activity plan, module description, and learning outcomes. The content section includes reading assignments, video presentations provided by USF faculty, and other resources in the form of on-line presentations aimed at reinforcing concepts and knowledge base. The discussion section provides thoughtful and critical questions that students must address in a discussion board format.

     

Contact


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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