Clinical Sites

OHSU NAP students rotate to a variety of clinical sites throughout their tenure in the program.  This ensures that all students are afforded maximal opportunities to participate in general surgical cases as well as specialty cases.  Students rotate to a variety of clinical sites, which include

Clinical Affiliation Sites

Kaiser Interstate South Ambulatory Surgery Center
Kaiser Interstate is a free standing ambulatory surgery center located in Portland's North side which provides ambulatory surgical services to adult and pediatric patients.  SRNAs from the OHSU NAP participate in all aspects of anesthesia care except for cardiac surgery at all sites. 

Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
KSMC serves as the primary regional referral hospital for patients enrolled in the Northwest Permanente Medical plans.  KSMC is approximately a 250 bed hospital with an attached ambulatory surgery facility (Sunnybrook Ambulatory Surgery Center).  Sunnybrook Surgery Center provides outpatient surgery services to adult and pediatric patients.  Services provided by the Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center include 24-hour emergency care for children and adults, low-risk obstetrical/neonatal care, and medical/surgical hospital care for adults. 

Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
OHSU is home to Oregon's only academic medical center (OHSU Hospital).  OHSU Hospital is a tertiary care facility with 560 licensed beds.  The OHSU Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine (APOM) has approximately 60 anesthesiologists, 27 residents and 20 certified nurse anesthetists.  This care is provided in a number of different locations and also divided into many clinical subspecialty areas. OHSU utilizes 36 operating rooms (ORs), in four separate OR suites for care of adult inpatients, outpatients and obstetric patients.

Providence Newberg Medical Center
Providence Newberg Medical Center (PNMC), located in Newberg, Oregon opened its doors in 2006 and is approximately 25 miles southwest of Portland.  The 40 bed state of the art rural community hospital provides general medical, surgical, orthopedic, pediatric, obstetric, outpatient diagnostic services, and emergency services to members of the surrounding community.  The hospital has 3 state of the art ORs as well as an endoscopy/procedure suite.  Anesthesia services are provided by the Preastentia Anesthesia Group, a private anesthesia CRNA/MD practice. 

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital (PHRMH), located in Hood River, Oregon has recently expanded.  This hospital is approximately 62 miles east of Portland. The 25 bed state of the art rural community hospital provides general medical, surgical, orthopedic, pediatric, obstetric, outpatient diagnostic services, and emergency service to community members living in the Columbia River Gorge.  The hospital has 4 state of the art ORs and all of the anesthesia services are provided exclusively by CRNAs.

Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle Children's Hospital located in Seattle Washington, located 174 miles north of Portland, is ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Child magazines, Children's has 250 inpatient beds and serves as the pediatric referral center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho.  Anesthesia services are delivered via the anesthesia care team model by CRNAs and anesthesiologists.  All surgical subspecialties are represented, including solid organ transplantation. 

Silverton Hospital
Silverton Hospital is a 48-bed rural hospital located in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley, and is located 44 miles southeast of Portland. Their service area includes the communities of Silverton, Mt. Angel, Molalla, Scotts Mills, Gervais, Hubbard and Woodburn. Many patients also come from the Salem area and beyond.  Silverton Hospital offers a comprehensive mix of services, many of which are not typically available in a small rural hospital.  Anesthesia services are provided exclusively by CRNAs and provide anesthesia care to general surgical, orthopedic, and obstetric patients.

Southwest Washington Medical Center
SWMC, located in Vancouver, Washington was founded in 1858 and is located 16 miles north of Portland. Southwest offers tertiary-level services including heart, cancer, brain and spine, bone and joint, and trauma centers. SWMC serves Clark County and the southwest Washington State region, as well as neighboring Portland, Oregon. The Family Birth Center has 44 birthing suites and all equipment necessary to address any emergent birth need.  There are 3 operating room suites and 24 hour anesthesia coverage provided by a group comprised exclusively of CRNAs. 

Tampa General Hospital
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private, not-for-profit corporation.  The hospital has 958 licensed beds.  TGH is the only Level I trauma center in west central Florida providing emergency treatment to adults and children with critical injuries and acute illnesses.  In addition, the hospital is one of the busiest organ transplantation centers in the nation and the only hospital in west central Florida performing adult heart, lung, kidney, liver and pancreas transplants.  The hospital also houses one of the four burn centers in Florida.  The hospital has 43 surgical suites:  19 main; 1 burn, 6 cardiac, 8 OB/GYN, and 9 outpatient.  Anesthesia services are provided by Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates (FGTBAA).  Currently FGTBAA is made up of 50 anesthesiologists and 45 CRNAs. 

Three Rivers Community Hospital
TRCH is located 246 miles south of Portland and 60 miles north of the California border.  This facility serves all of Josephine County, southern Douglas, northern Jackson, and rural areas extending to the coast. TRCH is a not-for-profit rural community hospital with regional responsibilities, offering a full array of services including emergency care, surgery, critical care, birthing, imaging, laboratory procedures, inpatient and outpatient care. In addition, TRCH has a cancer center where radiation therapy is available.  Anesthesia services are provided exclusively by CRNAs.

University of Washington Medical Center
UWMC is a 450 bed tertiary care facility and is ranked among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2007 "America's Best Hospitals."  It is located on the campus of the University of Washington located in Seattle, Washington, 174 miles north of Portland.  The UWMC operating rooms consist of 19 O.R. suites, three outpatient suites, five labor rooms and delivery rooms, and ancillary locations in urology, radiation-oncology, radiology, and dental.  Anesthesia services are delivered via the anesthesia care team model by CRNAs and MD anesthesiologists.  

Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center
The Portland VA Medical Center (PVAMC) is a 303-bed consolidated facility and serves as the quaternary referral center for Oregon, Southern Washington, and parts of Idaho for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 
The Anesthesiology Department at PVAMC  is a dedicated service with clinical, research and educational components. The Department enjoys a long-standing, affiliation with the OHSU Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (APOM).  The operating suite comprises 14 fully equipped ORs.