Associate Professor and Director of Nurse Anesthesia Option
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison, #512
Memphis, TN 38163
Dr. Jill S. Detty Oswaks is the Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Option. She currently serves on the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs’ Distance Ed Task Force, TANA’s Educational Committee and Sigma Theta Tau Internal’s Foundation Board. She is serves as an on-site reviewer for the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
Dr. Oswaks has a well developed and funded area of research in high reliability practice, safety and simulation. Her research in simulation includes competency, salivary biomarkers as validity of simulation scenarios and team behaviors.
Dr. Oswaks received her RN diploma from Holzer Medical Center School of Nursing and her certificate in nurse anesthesia from DePaul Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia. She received her BSN and MSN from Old Dominion University and her DNSc from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she has been a faculty member since 2003. She has been a CRNA for over 30 years and is a member of AANA and TANA.
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
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