Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia (KPSA) is a pioneer of graduate level nurse anesthesia education for baccalaureate nurses since its inception in 1972. Our graduates achieve academic excellence and are recognized for their high quality, safe, and compassionate health care service to our members and the community. With the support of Kaiser Permanente, and in conjunction with California State University Fullerton, KPSA is dedicated in providing an excellent educational program in achieving your dream and goal of becoming a nurse anesthetist. Welcome to KPSA!
The Kaiser Permanente/ California State University School of Anesthesia (KPSA) is informing all potential applicants to the program, and the public, of the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program’s (COA) doctoral transition requirements. On January 1, 2022 and thereafter, all students matriculating into an accredited nurse anesthesia program must be enrolled in a doctoral program. The doctoral academic/clinical curriculum for the KPSA program has been developed, and is pending COA approval to begin fall 2018.