COA Releases Crosswalk to Revised AACN Essentials

The COA has performed a crosswalk of the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate to the 2021 AACN Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education. Please find a copy of the crosswalk document here. Programs are encouraged to meet the revised AACN Essentials and complete the crosswalk; however, this is not […]

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COA Recognizes Onsite Reviewers for Exemplary Service

The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) extends its sincere appreciation to onsite reviewers for their commitment and service. Due to the COVID pandemic, the COA postponed programs’ regularly scheduled Spring 2020, Fall 2020, and five Fall 2021 onsite accreditation reviews. These programs’ accreditation reviews were conducted in a virtual format and […]

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Call for Comments on Proposed Revisions to COA Standards and Policies

The COA is seeking feedback from its communities of interest regarding proposed revisions to its Standards and policies. These revisions, which were proposed by the COA’s Standards and Policies Committee, have been made as part of the COA’s Petition for Continued Recognition by the U.S. Department of Education. An additional revision has been proposed to […]

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COA Office Relocation

The COA has moved.  Please note the new address and phone number below.  Also note that the COA website and email address have not changed. New address and phone: 10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906 Rosemont, IL  60018-5603 224-275-9130 As previously communicated the reasons for the relocation include: 1) to support the COA’s strategic plan […]

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