MTSA President Chris Hulin appears on News 2 to discuss opioid epidemic

MTSA President Chris Hulin was a guest on Nashville’s News 2 (WKRN-TV) today discussing the op... Read More

MTSA to participate in service day at King’s Daughters Child Development Center

MTSA announced it will be partnering with King’s Daughters Child Development Center in Madison on Wednesday, April 17, for a community service day, from 8 a.m. to noon. MTSA faculty and administration will be reading stories to King’s Daughters students as well as helping with landscapin... [Read More]

MTSA Broadens Digital Content for Programs

As trends in higher education continue to evolve, administrators at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia are making sure students receive program content in a format that meets their needs. In many cases, that means an incremental shift from the classroom to online coursework. For instance, the Doc... [Read More]

MTSA seeks nominations for annual awards gala

MTSA announced its 6th annual Mission & Awards Gala will be held Thursday, April 25, at the Westin Nashville. The School is accepting nominations for several awards, which will be presented at the event. To nominate an award recipient, or for tickets and additional information, visit www.mtsa.e... [Read More]

Mission Initiative Update: Haiti

MTSA faculty and partners were joined by five students on the school’s third trip to Haiti last October, providing acute surgical pain management care in conjunction with hand surgeons from the Touching Hands Project, at Hopital Adventiste d’Haiti in Carrefour, near Port-au-Prince. The MTS... [Read More]

MTSA, AANA Present First Outstanding Achievement Award for ASPM Fellowship

Daniel Nash, DNAP, CRNA, is the first recipient of the Acute Surgical Pain Management (ASPM) Fellowship “Outstanding Achievement Award,” presented at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia’s most recent Commencement ceremony. Nash (pictured above) was a member of the ASPM Fellowship’s first c... [Read More]

Guyana Mission Report

MTSA’s mission team recently returned from Guyana, South America, after conducting test preparation and simulations for nursing students at Georgetown Public Hospital System. Above photo: MTSA President Chris Hulin (second from left) and students Elizabeth Gilbert and Warkim Giles (front row... [Read More]

MTSA faculty present research at European Society of Regional Anaesthesia Congress

Annual event focuses on breakthroughs in the field regional anesthesia and pain therapy MTSA’s Acute Surgical Pain Management (ASPM) Fellowship Director and three ASPM Fellows submitted research studies that were accepted at the 37th Annual European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA) Cong... [Read More]

MTSA to host annual fundraising gala

Proceeds from May 17 event will fund mission initiatives locally, in Haiti, Guyana MTSA announced its 5th annual Mission & Awards Gala presented by Anesthesia Medical Group will be held Thursday, May 17, at the Westin Nashville. Continuing the tradition from previous years’ events, proceeds fr... [Read More]

MTSA President Chris Hulin’s op-ed published in The Tennessean

MTSA President Chris Hulin penned an op-ed for The Tennessean newspaper in which he addresses how to “head off the opioid problem at the source.” Click here to read the entire article at The Tennessean‘s website, or scroll down.   Opinion  |  Here is how to head off the opi... [Read More]

International mission effort expands to Guyana

MTSA’s Mission Initiative sent students and staff back to Haiti last year, and plans are progressing to add a new location for service work: Guyana. Guyana MTSA’s Board of Trustees voted to bring Guyana on as a new mission endeavor, according to MTSA President Chris Hulin, DNP, MBA, CRNA. “As ... [Read More]

National CRNA Week 2018

Special Facebook Live series to be offered Jan. 23-25 Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia (MTSA) is joining healthcare providers nationwide in recognizing the unique skills of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) during the 19th annual National CRNA Week Jan. 21-27. More information i... [Read More]

MTSA offers solutions to combat national opioid epidemic

MTSA announced it is expanding efforts to educate certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) on treatment options that reduce or eliminate the need for opioids during and after surgery. The School will be accepting a second cohort for its Acute Surgical Pain Management (ASPM) Fellowship, in par... [Read More]

MTSA’s Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship gains momentum

MTSA’s Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship is off to a great start, according to its director, Bill Johnson. The first cohort totaling 14 fellows recently began the 12-month curriculum. The following clinical sites are now part of the program: NorthCrest Medical Center, Springfield, TN Sout... [Read More]

MTSA announces presenting sponsor for 14th annual Golf Classic

MTSA announced Raymond James – a national leader in financial planning – as the Presenting Sponsor for its 14th annual MTSA Golf Classic. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Hermitage Golf Course. “Our friends at Raymond James provide a substantial financial commitment in partne... [Read More]

MTSA programs receive continued maximum accreditation of 10 years

MTSA announced it received notice from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) that accreditation for its Masters, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) completion degree, and the new entry-to-practice program has been granted for 10 years, the maximum time a... [Read More]

MTSA offers Advanced Ultrasound for Anesthesia Workshop

Plan now to attend MTSA’s Advanced Ultrasound for Anesthesia workshop — including USGRA, TEE, TTE, and POCUS — on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Don’t miss the opportunity to collaborate with fellow CRNAs and learn the latest techniques from qualified experts. For information and registration,... [Read More]

President Hulin named to National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice

MTSA President Chris Hulin has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP), which advises the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), as well as Congress, on policy issues related to nursing. Hulin is one of only 23 appointed to the panel, ... [Read More]

MTSA transitions from Master’s to Practice Doctorate program

New 36-month program represents evolution of academic offering Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia (MTSA) announced it is phasing out the Master of Science with a Focus in Anesthesia program and will transition to the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program with the next class, which wi... [Read More]

MTSA to host gala and sporting clay tournament in May

MTSA announced its 4th annual Mission & Awards Gala presented by Anesthesia Medical Group will be held Thursday, May 4, at the brand new Westin Nashville. Continuing the tradition from previous years’ events, proceeds from the 2017 Gala will benefit MTSA’s mission initiatives, including a Ha... [Read More]

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia to commemorate National CRNA Week

Special celebration scheduled for Jan. 25 Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia (MTSA) is joining healthcare providers nationwide in recognizing the unique skills of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) during the 18th annual National CRNA Week Jan. 22-28. “Surgery and anesthesia can be... [Read More]

Golf Classic 2016 Recap & Video

Watch a special video featuring the 13th annual MTSA Golf Classic, held Sept. 15, 2016. 13th annual MTSA Golf Classic benefits Mission Initiative A beautiful late summer day greeted golfers at the 13th Annual MTSA Golf Classic held on Sept. 15. The field of 100 participants enjoyed the outing, whi... [Read More]

MTSA announces postgraduate fellowship for acute surgical pain management

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia is stepping up efforts to better educate nurse anesthetists on surgical pain treatment options that can shorten recovery time and offer more effective ways of managing perioperative care. MTSA and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) have partne... [Read More]

MTSA Offers Advanced Physiologic Foundations

The class, entitled Advanced Physiologic Foundations for Nursing Practice, will be offered this fall beginning August 29, announced MTSA Dean Maria Overstreet, PhD, RN. The class will be offered for twelve consecutive weeks (August 29 – November 21, 2016) and will meet at MTSA on Mondays from 8 ... [Read More]

Mission & Awards Gala Recognizes Achievements

Raises Funds for Haiti Mission NASHVILLE—On Thursday, May 5, 2016, MTSA hosted its third annual Mission & Awards Gala with 250 guests who gathered at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. The event raised needed funds for the School’s Mission Initiative in Haiti and other l... [Read More]

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