NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Anesthesia 275 Computer Requirements All students are required to have a computer with the following minimum specifications: • Pentiumor AMD at 1.00GHz or equivalent Macintosh processor • 2 GB RAM • v ideo andmonitor capable of 1024 x 768 resolution or better • full duplex sound card and speakers • high-speed wireless Internet connection with Internet service provider • Windows XP or NT or MAC OS • Microsoft Office 2000 with PowerPoint, Word, and Excel minimum • printer capability Application Procedures The Master of Science in Anesthesia program has partnered with CASAA, the Central Application Service for Anesthesiologist Assistants. To apply, visit our page on the CASAAwebsite, casaa.liaisoncas.com. The CASAA application must be submitted by January 15 of the matriculation year. Submit the following to CASAA: 1. official transcripts sent directly from all previously attended undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions Coursework taken at a foreign institution must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization, such as one of the services listed following. • World Education Services, Inc. Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org • Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants 7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173 (305) 273-1616 • (305) 273-1338 fax info@jsilny.org • jsilny.org • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org It is the applicant’s responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service to CASAA. 2. three evaluation forms—to be completed in the CASAA system—from supervisors or colleagues, clinical or non-clinical 3. complete résumé or curriculum vitae 4. official GRE or MCAT scores 5. copies of national and professional certifications or licenses by a recognized certifying body (if applicable) 6. summary of an article published in a current anesthesia journal (form supplied in application package) 7. evidence of eight hours documented anesthesia exposure (form supplied in application packet) Once the CASAA application has been verified the NSU supplemental application will be available online. Applicants must complete and submit the NSU supplemental application along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee. The NSU supplemental application is due by February 15. The Committee on Admissions will not consider an application until all required fees, credentials, transcripts, and evaluations have been received by the EPS. Personal Interviews Once your application is complete, the Committee on Admissions will decide whether or not your application is strong enough to warrant an invitation for a personal interview. Interviews are conducted at the Nova Southeastern University main location and are by invitation only. Interviews will be held from November through March. An invitation to interview is not a guarantee of admission. Notice of acceptance or action by the committee on admissions will be on a rolling or periodic schedule; therefore early completion of the application is in the best interest of the student. Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2021–2022 (subject to change by the board of trustees without notice) will be posted on our website (nova.edu/chcs/healthsciences/anesthesia/index.html). An Anesthesiology General Access Fee of $145 and an NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 are required annually. Additionally, a registration fee of $30 and an anesthesiologist assistant clinic support charge of $475 are required each semester. 1. Acceptance Fee—$500. This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the entering first-year class, but is not refundable in the event of a withdrawal. It is payable within two weeks of an applicant’s acceptance. 2. Deposit—$500. This is due March 15, under the same terms as the Acceptance Fee. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $1,000 previously paid, are due on or before registration day. Tuition for each