Quote from Hold'emRN
I was also accepted with one year of experience. A friend of mine from the same unit was also. When I interviewed I had 5 months experience. My GPA was 3.24 overall with 2 degrees. My BSN GPA was 3.8 and GRE = 1140. Do not let anyone tell you that you need more experience. Go ahead and apply, you never know, you might just get in like several people I know. The worst thing that can happen is that you gain interview experience. I was accepted to 3 out of the first 4 schools I applied, and turned down several other interviews.
I can tell you though, getting into CRNA is the easiest part. Once you start school you will understand. It is very difficult with the amount of material they give you. I just got out of a 467 question anatomy test that took me 5 hours to take. That also included the lab portion!
Apply, you might surprise yourself. Do not let anyone tell you that it can not be done!
boy i sure don't miss that shite !
however, 467 seems a bit rediculous for just one test..
anyway, i agree, one yr is the minimum requirement. some make it some don't.
i think anesthesia school is a four-step process:
getting an interview (hard but stressful waiting)
get into program (can be hard but even more stressful)
graduating (even harder and way more stressful)
passing boards (i won't even go there !)