Course Descriptions

Program Questions

DNAP Administrative Assistant
Sacred Heart Medical Center
(509) 474-4971
Email: DNAP@providence.org

Application Questions

Gonzaga Online Admissions
Call or Text: (866) 380-5323
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Curriculum & Clinical Sites 

1st Semester Summer - 12 credits

DNAP 701 Basic Principles of Anesthesia 1 3
DNAP 711 Anatomy and Advanced Physiology I 3
DNAP 721 Advanced Pharmacology I 3
DNAP 731 Advanced Health Assessment 3

2nd Semester Fall - 11 credits

DNAP 702 Basic Principles of Anesthesia II 3
DNAP 712 Anatomy and Advanced Physiology II 3
DNAP 722 Advanced Pharmacology II 4
DNAP 781 Clinical Practicum: I (108 clinical hours) 1

3rd Semester Spring - 12 credits

DNAP 703 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia – Regional Anesthesia 3
DNAP 713 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
DNAP 723 Advanced Pharmacology III 3
DNAP 741 Chemistry and physics of Anesthesia 2
DNAP 782 Clinical Practicum: II (390 clinical hours) 1

4th Semester Summer - 11 credits

DNAP 704 Advanced Principles: Obstetric Anesthesia 3
DNAP 755 Medical Ethics 3
DNAP 761 Evidence-Based Practice in Anesthesia 3
DNAP 783 Clinical Practicum: III 2

5th Semester Fall - 11 credits

DNAP 705 Advanced Principles: Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia 3
DNAP 754 Culture, Diversity and Health Care Policy 3
DNAP 762 Research Methods and Design and Data Analysis 3
DNAP 784 Clinical Practicum: IV (480 clinical hours) 2

6th Semester Spring - 9 credits

DNAP 706 Advanced Principles: Neurosurgical and Thoracic Anesthesia 2
DNAP 740 Quality Improvement, Information Mgmt & Leadership 3
DNAP 763 Capstone I: Project Design 2
DNAP 785 Clinical Practicum: V 2

7th Semester Summer - 9 credits

DNAP 707 Advanced Principles: Cardiac and Vascular Anesthesia 2
DNAP 756 Law and Business for Anesthesia 3
DNAP 764 Capstone II: Project Development 2
DNAP 786 Clinical Practicum: VI 2

8th Semester Fall - 6 credits

DNAP 708 Advanced Principles: Acute and Chronic Pain Management 2
DNAP 758 Certifying Exam Preparation 0
DNAP 765 Capstone III: Project Implementation 2
DNAP 787 Clinical Practicum: VII (480 clinical hours) 2

9th Semester Spring - 7 credits

DNAP 709 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia: Integration 3
DNAP 742 Crisis Management in Anesthesia 2
DNAP 769 Oral Exam 0
DNAP 788 Clinical Practicum: VIII (480 clinical hours) 2

Total Number of Clinical Hours in DNAP Program: 3,342

TOTAL CREDITS 88

Clinical Sites

Required Sites 

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital
101 W. 8th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99204
The primary clinical site where student will spend the majority of their clinical practicum

  • 644 bed Level II trauma center
  • 28 Operating rooms, 6 day surgery operating rooms, 2 C-section rooms and multiple procedural rooms.
  • 33,593 Anesthetics given in 2014

Providence Holy Family Hospital
5633 N. Lidgerwood St., Spokane, WA 99208

  • 272 bed community Hospital
  • 11 Operating rooms
  • Primary clinical site 

Spokane VA medical Center (Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center)
4815 N. Assembly St., Spokane, WA

  • 46 hospital beds and 38 rehabilitation-oriented nursing home beds
  • 4 Operating rooms
  • 2nd & 3rd year students

Enrichment Sites

Pullman Regional Memorial Hospital
835 SE Bishop Blvd, Pullman, WA 99163

  • Critical Access Hospital
  • 3 Operating rooms
  • All CRNA Practice
  • 2nd & 3rd year students

Community Hospital of Anaconda
401 W. Pennsylvania St., Anaconda, MT 59711

  • Critical Access Hospital
  • 3 Operating rooms
  • All CRNA Practice