Professional Development

Job Interview Training

Students who are in need of help transitioning into a CRNA with resumes, interviewing, job placement and job development can meet independently or in small groups with the Program Administrator. These skills are also taught in the Senior Board Review class in developing the student’s personal portfolio.

Scholarly Development Program

Multiple opportunities exist for students to participate as a student representative from their class in local, regional, and national meetings and conferences as MTSA promotes and encourages student’s participation in local, regional and national committees that govern CRNAs. Students are elected to these positions by their classappointment is confirmed  by . and MTSA financially supports the student’ representation. These activities are intended to promote their learning about CRNA issues as well as enhancing development of specific professional aspects in their behavior. These conferences include but are not limited to: Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TANA) Annual Conference, American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) Congress and their annual public policy meeting in Washington D.C., and Tennessee Legislative Day on Capitol Hill.