Regional Anesthesia Foundations Class

The Regional Anesthesia Foundations Class is a comprehensive 15-week post-graduate course designed for CRNAs seeking to broaden their scope of practice by incorporating regional anesthesia. This course covers a wide variety of regional anesthesia related topics, including ultrasound principles, neuromuscular functional assessment, local anesthetic dosing, peripheral nerve blocks commonly used in the perioperative management of patients, and postoperative considerations. It combines online didactic lectures and interactive synchronous events to ensure a thorough learning experience. The course culminates in a hands-on cadaveric workshop, providing a practical application to reinforce your understanding of anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology specific to regional anesthesia.

Below are details regarding the next application cycle for the course:

Semester Course Dates Application Opens Application Deadline
Fall 2024 January 8 – April 18, 2024 August 18, 2023 November 1, 2023

Tuition: $3,875.00 (fee includes 3-hour course at $975/credit hour and an Essentials Cadaveric Workshop at $950)

Requirement: Completion of a bachelor’s degree (official transcript required during application process)

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Please note: The maximum capacity for this course is 32 students. The first 32 students who apply and pay the tuition in full will be granted a spot in the course. Please do not contact the Business Office to pay for this course until you have received an email from the Admissions Office prompting you to do so.

This course may strengthen the learner’s application for the Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship, but satisfactory completion of the course does not guarantee acceptance into the Fellowship as it is based on a number of factors.

To learn more about what you can expect in this course, please see the syllabus and schedule below:


*Both the syllabus and schedule are subject to change.*

For more information and to schedule a school visit (optional)

Applicants are invited to contact the admission office at or call (615) 732-7662 for more information and to make an appointment to visit the School.