Quick question about length of programs

Specialties CRNA


I was wondering if all of the CRNA programs moved to a 3yr minimum curriculum. I had a CRNA tell me this today. I thought the programs still varied as to how long they were.



567 Posts

Not true, visit the aana.com website for more info.



410 Posts

That CRNA was incorrect. The new standards still contain the minimum length required as 24 months. A high number of programs are longer but the minimum length is still 24 months.


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Thanks! She is a recent graduate of Northwestern and I figured she probably knew what she was talking about, but I hadn't heard anything about all the programs going to a 3yr minimum. She said as of 2003 that all programs went to a 3yr minimum. I don't know where she got that information from.

Thanks for the clarification.

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