The program is a collaboration between Rhode Island College School of Nursing (RICSON) and St. Joseph Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia (SJHSNA) with major contributions from RICSON and the faculty of Arts and Sciences at RIC and the academic and clinical instructors of SJHSNA. During the 30 month program students will be on the Rhode Island College campus or the Nursing Education Center for the first semesters.
Rhode Island College is located on a 180-acre campus in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence. This location combines easy access to the benefits and resources of the metropolitan area with a suburban atmosphere. The Nursing Education Center is located in the Providence metro area at 350 Eddy Street.
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence, RI, a Chartercare Health partner Affiliate, is the program's primary clinical site. Anesthesia is administered for all types of surgical procedures, excluding open heart surgery, organ transplantation and obstetrics.
In addition, St. Joseph Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia requires clinical rotations to our affiliated sites: