Diversity CRNA Zoom Information Session in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, May 20, 2022 – May 22, 2022

Interested in becoming a Nurse Anesthetist? Improve and boost your application BEFORE you submit it by attending this in-person event!

During this 3-Day in-person event, you will …….

DAY 1 – MEET & GREET

Friday, May 20, 2022  |  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

University of Pittsburgh – University Club, 123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

DAY 2 – INFORMATION SESSION

Saturday, May 21, 2022   |   8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 3500 Victoria Street, 1st Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

  • Learn comprehensive information about the admissions process, clinical expectations, and simulation preparation
  • Learn the true rigors of a program
  • Get valuable tips on personal statement construction
  • Learn the importance of shadowing a Nurse Anesthetist
  • RN Mock Interview with Nurse Anesthesia Faculty
  • Learn aspects of DNP/DNAP scholarly projects
  • Navigating Nurse Anesthesia Program Websites
  • Tips on balancing family and finances
  • Opportunity to network with Nurse Anesthesia Faculty, Nurse Anesthetists, and Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists from across the country

DAY 3 – SIMULATION LAB EXPERIENCE

Sunday, May 22, 2022   |   7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

WISER Simulation Lab, 230 McKee Place, Suite 300, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Simulation Lab Experience – As per the university website: The Pitt Nurse Anesthesia Program is a national leader in simulation education.  Simulation experiences will take place at the 16,000 square-foot Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research (WISER).  WISER is a world-class inter-professional simulation training and research facility focused on improving education and patient safety through effective healthcare provider education. 

Introducing WISER (Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research) for nurses who will have an opportunity to have an immersive hands-on high-fidelity anesthesia simulation lab!

New! Nurses will have an opportunity to engage with Augmented Reality or AR station, intubation skill stations, Glidescope, McGrath intubation, US station, fiber-optic intubation, Vimedix POCUS, spinal and epidural placements in mannequins, Lumis Platform AR interactions, and more!

Participating Nurse Anesthesia Programs & Directors

  • John O’Donnell, DrPH, CRNA, CHASE-A, FSSH, FAANA with the University of Pittsburgh
  • Catherine Horvath, DNP, CRNA, CHSE with Johns Hopkins University
  • Lori Anderson, DNP, CRNA, APRN with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences

For more information & hotel information: Click Here

All nurses will receive a signed Certificate of Completion after the end of the program event!

Must upload your proof of COVID-19 booster at the time of registration.

Diversity CRNA Zoom Mock Interview Sessions – April 9th & 10th, 2022

Come practice your interview skills and learn interview techniques from experienced, diverse CRNAs.

A free session for members of the Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program and or those who went to a Diversity CRNA Event or scheduled one in the future.  Register today and receive the Zoom details as the time grows near.  This is a great way to prepare for your future by gaining valuable interviewing tips and becoming more confident with your skills prior to your big day.

Click here to register for the free Mock Interview Session on Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ 12 Noon EST

Click here to register for the free Mock Interview Session on Sunday, April 10, 2022 @ 12 Noon EST

Announcing NEW Diversity CRNA Video On Demand Channel

Check out our new Diversity CRNA Video On Demand Vimeo Channel where you can catch up on some of our latest Zoom events and view them at your leisure. The Diversity CRNA Zoom Information Session in collaboration with Emory University from March 13, 2021 and Samuel Merritt University from August 21, 2021, is currently available. Other past Zoom events will be posted soon. Registrants of each event can view the videos for free and members can receive a discount on the entire set for up to six months. This is a great way to watch what you missed or get more familiar with the topics of interest. Please click here to access the Diversity CRNA Vimeo On Demand Channel and bookmark the page. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at diversitycrna4u@gmail.com.

Diversity CRNA Zoom Personal Statement and Resume Writing Workshop – Sunday, April 24, 2022 @ 12 Noon EST

Come practice your personal statement and resume writing skills from experienced, diverse CRNAs.

This is our first free workshop for critical care nurses.  Register today and receive the Zoom details as the time grows near.  This is a great way to prepare for your future by gaining valuable personal statements and resume writing tips. This workshop will assist you in getting more confident with your skills prior to submitting your application to a nurse anesthesia program.

Click here to register for the free workshop!