PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS – Student Info
Students are expected to comply with the legal and ethical standards of the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia. Academic dishonesty and nonacademic misconduct are subject to disciplinary action. Specific instances of misconduct include, but are not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, knowingly furnishing false information to the School, and forging or altering School documents or academic credentials.
Students are expected to comply with the academic policies of Metropolitan State University.
Students will refrain from engaging in extraneous activities that abandon or minimize vigilance while providing direct patient care (e.g. texting, reading, emailing, etc.).
It is the desire of the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia to maintain and encourage an atmosphere that is free of sexual harassment, intimidation or coercion, and it is the policy not to tolerate any act of sexual harassment by employees, supervisors and managers, or students under any circumstances.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia to admit students of any race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or other protected status to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. The Minneapolis School of Anesthesia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or other protected status in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school administered programs.
The applicant has the right to expect that the program will:
- Publish and/or disseminate information that is truthful and accurate regarding the application process, admission criteria, curriculum, time commitment, program length, tuition and fees, travel requirements, student achievement, student retention, and the program’s accreditation status.
- Review completed applications to determine whether or not an interview will be granted.
- Provide the Admissions Committee, for their review, the file of each applicant who completed the application procedure and was granted an interview.
- Notify applicants of the decision of the Admissions Committee.
The School has the right to expect that the applicant will:
- Complete the application process prior to the deadline.
- Provide the School information that is truthful and accurate.
- Complete all admission requirements prior to enrollment.
The student has the right to expect that the program will:
- Maintain the standards and requirements of the accrediting agency.
- Be conducted within an ethical framework with high moral standards relative to patients, students, faculty, and conducting agency.
- Provide adequate supervision in all anesthetizing areas at all times by certified registered nurse anesthetists and by anesthesiologists.
- Assure that committed time is not excessive.
- Maintain accurate, cumulative records of all educational activities.
- Provide evaluation and feedback.
- Recommend the graduate to the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists to take the examination for certification, after all requirements are met.
The program has the right to expect that the student will:
- Follow the rules and policies of each hospital when rotating to that hospital.
- Follow the rules and policies of the program as they are distributed.
- Attend the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia Student Organization Annual Educational Seminar.
- Attend all scheduled classes and clinical assignments.
- Pay tuition and fees in a timely fashion.
The School and its affiliating institutions have the right to expect that:
- Program staff will maintain the standards and requirements of the accrediting agency.
- Program staff follow School policies and procedures as published.
- Students and staff will follow the policies and procedures of the University.
- Students and staff will follow the policies and procedures of each hospital when rotating to that hospital.
The School and its affiliating institutions have the responsibility to:
- Implement a systematic evaluation process that allows for continuous self-assessment and programmatic change.
- Offer a didactic and clinical curriculum that provides opportunities and experiences for students to become competent in the field.
- Maintain accurate cumulative records of educational activities.
- Provide adequate supervision of students in the clinical area.
- Operate within an ethical framework with high moral standards relative to patients, students, faculty and accrediting agencies.