Anna Critser, DMPNA, APRN-CRNA - The University of Tulsa
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Anna Critser, DMPNA, APRN-CRNA

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nurse Anesthesia


Anna Critser DMPNA, APRN-CRNA serves as a clinical assistant professor in the nurse anesthesia DNP program. In this role she is committed to supporting, motivating and guiding the students through this challenging program. Anna has over 10 years of experience as a Nurse anesthetist and has been a Registered Nurse since 2005. Her experience includes recently four years as a staff CRNA at OU Health. During her time there she also served as Chief and Associate Chief CRNA. Prior to that, she worked independently in southern Oklahoma. Her dream of teaching led her to The University of Tulsa Oxley College of Health & Natural Sciences in August 2023 where she became adjunct faculty and then full-time faculty in January 2024.


  • DMPNA, Marshall University & CAMC School of Nurse Anesthesia
  • BSN, University of Central Oklahoma

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Anesthesia nursing education
  • Anesthesia nursing
  • ASC anesthesia