Student Progressions

Academic and Clinical Progression

Advancement of each student to the next higher level of anesthesia training and responsibility is made by recommendations from the Progressions Committee per semester.

In order to receive an unencumbered recommendation for academic progression, the student must meet the conditions of the Grading Policy 5.4.108. MTSA expects graduate students to:

  • Maintain graduate level coursework at a minimum earned grade of B
  • Maintain a minimum overall academic cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Expect dismissal for earning a failing course grade, second ā€œCā€ in any course, or third probation

In order to receive an unencumbered recommendation for clinical progression, the student must meet the conditions of the Policy of MTSA Clinical Standards 5.4.103. MTSA expects graduate students to:

  • Complete all clinical objectives for the current level for advancement to the next level
  • Receive satisfactory clinical evaluations
  • Keep current multi-state Tennessee Nursing License or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) or enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) nursing license on file at MTSA
  • Obtain any other nursing license in timely manner for additional out of state rotations