Kay K. Sanders

Director, School of Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Anesthesia
Annie Richardson Bass Building 3001

k.sanders@tcu.edu | 817-257-7887

Education

DNP, Nursing Practice, Texas Christian University (2009)
Clinical Residency, Anesthesia, Harris Hospital-Methodist Graduate Program of Nurse Anesthesia (1983-1984)
MHS, Nurse Anesthesia, Texas Wesleyan College (1983)
BS, Nursing, Magna cum Laude, Texas Woman's University (1980)
BA, English Literature, H. Sophie Newcomb College Tulane University (1965)

Courses Taught

Serve as Advisor for DNP-A projects
Formerly taught Pharmacology of Anesthetic Agents

Areas of Focus

Accreditation, curriculum design, policies and procedures, politics as related to health care and nurse anesthesia

Cannon-Diehl, M. R., Sanders, K. K. Anesthesia Complications. Chapter 59 in Nurse Anesthesia, 6th edition, by John Nagelhout and Sass Elisha. 2018. Elsevier, St. Louis, MO.

Welliver M, Sanders K. Neuromuscular blocking agent reversal drugs. Chapter 10 in Drug-Drug Interactions in Anesthesia by Welliver M, Marree-Bruton N, Welliver Dalpe’ D. 2016. AANA Publishing. Chicago IL.

Cannon-Diehl, M. R., Sanders, K. K. (2013). Nurse Anesthesia, 5th edition, Chapter 54 (Anesthesia Complications); St. Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2014.

 

Sanders, Kay, (2018, February 18-19), AANA Education Committee and COA Workshop: 2022 Is Closer Than You Think: Transitioning to the Doctoral Degree, Scottsdale, AZ, 3 presentations: Key Points in Getting Started and Determining What You Want Your Graduates to Look Like, The Scholarly Work (Capstone): Development, Design and Resources and Developing and Mapping the Curriculum to Operationalize the Standards.

Sanders, Kay, (2017, February 21-22), AANA Education Committee and COA Workshop: 2022 Is Closer Than You Think: Transitioning to the Doctoral Degree, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 3 presentations: Key Points in Getting Started and Determining What You Want Your Graduates to Look Like, The Scholarly Work (Capstone): Development, Design and Resources and Developing and Mapping the Curriculum to Operationalize the Standards.

Sanders, Kay (2016, April 22). Expectations, TCU School of Nurse Anesthesia. Program Director Panel at Diversity CRNA Workshop, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN.

Sanders, Kay (2016, February 28-29). 2022 Is Closer Than You Think: Transitioning to the Doctoral Degree. Podium Presentation at On-Site Reviewers’ and Consultants Workshop, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX,

Sanders, Kay (2016, February 28-29).Key Points in Getting Started and Determining What You Want Your Graduates to Look Like. Podium Presentation at On-Site Reviewers’ and Consultants Workshop, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX,

Sanders, Kay (2016, February 28-29). The Scholarly Work (Capstone): Development, Design and Resources. Podium Presentation at On-Site Reviewers’ and Consultants Workshop, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX.

Sanders, Kay (2016, February 28-29). Developing and Mapping the Curriculum to Operationalize the Standards. Podium Presentation at On-Site Reviewers’ and Consultants Workshop, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX.

Sanders, Kay (2016, February 28-29). Orientation to the 2004 Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs: Changes Effective January 1, 2015. Podium Presentation at AANA Assembly of School Faculty, On-Site Reviewers’ and Consultants Workshop, San Antonio, TX,

Sanders, Kay (2016, February 28-29). Writing the Summary Report, and Special Report on the Number of Citations. Podium Presentation at AANA Assembly of School Faculty, On-Site Reviewers’ and Consultants Workshop, San Antonio, TX.

AANA Program Director of the Year (2008)

RN (Registered Nurse) CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist)

American Nurses Association

Texas Nurses Association

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Director Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthetists 2011-2017. Served as Vice Chair, Chair, Secretary-Treasurer

President Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1993-1994