Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director for Nurse Anesthesia Didactic Education
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison, #510
Memphis, TN 38163
Dr. Dwayne L Accardo, CRNA, DNP is an Assistant Professor and is currently the Associate Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Option. Since 2002, he has been the UTHSC clinical coordinator for the Medical Anesthesia Group and was nurse anesthesia faculty prior to appointment as the Associate Program Director. His teaching expertise is pharmacology, obstetrical and cardiac anesthesia. Dr. Accardo also teaches in the clinical area. He is an active member of the AANA, ANA, TANA, AWHONN, and TNA. He currently serves on the Educational Committee and is District I Director for the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Dr. Accardo's expertise is obstetrical anesthesia where he has worked for ten years in the Memphis area. He has served as a reviewer for current obstetrical nursing textbooks.
Dr. Accardo received his BSN from The University of Mississippi. He received his MS in Nurse Anesthesia from Webster University in St. Louis and his DNP from The University of Tennessee with a focus in Advanced Obstetrical Anesthesia.