Program Description
The Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville offers diverse and challenging clinical experiences to nurse anesthesia students enrolled in a Mayo Clinic-affiliated master's-level nursing program.

Your college or university program director and the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Rotation program director will arrange your clinical experiences.

The clinical rotations are facilitated by Mayo Clinic professional nurse anesthesia staff and provide nurse anesthesia students opportunities to work alongside other professionals in a multidisciplinary health care environment.

Students will observe and experience the delivery of patient care in a comprehensive health care center that offers:

  • A caring, collaborative environment
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
  • A large, diverse patient population
  • An environment based on a team approach and a commitment to mutual respect

Your college or university maintains accreditation for its nurse anesthesia program and can provide more information on program accreditation.

Mayo Foundation is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.
Higher Learning Commission
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
(800) 621-7440
(312) 263-0456
Fax: (312) 263-7462

Affiliated institution(s)
To participate in Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences' Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Rotation, you must be enrolled in a master's-level program at one of the following affiliated academic institutions. For more information, please refer to your affiliated institutions Web site or the contact listed below:

University of North Florida
Tammy L. Carroll, CRNA, MSN, ARNP
Instructor and Assistant Program Director
Nurse Anesthetist Program
(904) 620-1822
E-mail: t.carroll@unf.edu

The education site for this clinical rotation is Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. The hospital at Mayo Clinic is a modern 214 bed facility with 22 operating rooms and offers care in more than 35 medical and surgical specialties, i.e. ICU; bone marrow transplant unit; kidney, heart, liver, lung and pancreas transplant programs; epilepsy unit; two cardiac catheterization laboratories; and a stereotactic neurosurgery suite. It also includes a full-service Emergency Department, open to everyone.

Mayo Clinic hospital, which opened April 2008, brings inpatient and outpatient services under one roof. This integration consolidates a team approach that brings together specialty physicians, researchers and educators who collaborate to do what's best for patients.

The new hospital combines the best high technology with quality patient care and attention to detail. State-of-the-art equipment, advanced technologies and a nurturing, friendly environment merge the science of medicine with the art of healing.

Graduation and Certification
When you successfully complete the criteria for master's degree in nursing and the nurse anesthesia course work at your affiliate school, you are eligible to apply for Certification Exam through the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

For the majority of the clinical rotation, your learning schedule will include eight-hour days, five days per week.

Class Size
Each year, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admits approximately six students in its Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Rotation program at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. This ensures you will receive a comprehensive educational experience with one-on-one instruction.