ACCREDITATION

Crozer-Chester Medical Center/Villanova University Nurse Anesthesia Program is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSN) program received a 10-year accreditation in 2010. The Doctor of Nursing Practice - Nurse Anesthesia (DNP-NA) degree program (entry to practice) has been approved by the COA for Cohorts beginning in January 2019. The DNP-NA Program will undergo COA review in October 2020.

Graduates are eligible to take the National Certification Exam (NCE) administered by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA). Graduates who pass the NCE are designated as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). 

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, Ill. 60068-4001
Main Number: 847-655-1160
Fax: 847-728-8128
Email accreditation@coacrna.org

 

Logo with the words Council on Accreditation Accredited.

VILLANOVA NURSING

Associate Dean of the Graduate Nursing Program
Marguerite K. Schlag, EdD, RN
marguerite.schlag@villanova.edu
610-519-4907

Graduate Program Coordinator
Taryn Miller
taryn.miller@villanova.edu
610-519-4934

CROZER-CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER

Program Director
Jodie Szlachta, PhD, RN, CRNA
jodie.szlachta@crozer.org
610-938-6764

Associate Director
Matthew McCoy DNP, CRNA
matt.mccoy@crozer.org
610-938-6763

Director of Nurse Anesthesia Simulation
Carlene McLaughlin, PhD, MSN, CRNA
carlene.mclaughlin@crozer.org
610-938-6761

Program Coordinator
Denise Lamb
denise.lamb@crozer.org
610-938-6765