Andy Tracy - Faculty & Adjuncts

Andy Tracy, PhD, MSN, CRNA

Andy Tracy, PhD, MSN, CRNA
Assistant Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
Nursing
918-631-3120 Website Oxley Health Sciences Facility Room 519

Education

PhD – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee MSN – Rush University BSN – University of Minnesota

Bio

Dr. Tracy is originally from rural Wisconsin where he grew up on a dairy farm. He is a Veteran having served in the US Army as an aviation mechanic, flight engineer, and technical inspector. Dr. Tracy earned his BSN from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, his MSN from Rush University (Chicago, IL), and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests include role transition of nurse anesthetists, pain management, and whole health.

Research Interests

Qualitative and quantitative methodologies including online/digital methods.
Role transition from RN to SRNA to CRNA and factors affecting successful transition.
Regional, complementary, and alternative therapies for acute and chronic pain management

Teaching Interests

Pathophysiology & Pharmacology
Principles of Anesthesia
Simulation
Airway techniques and devices
Regional techniques

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Tracy, A. (2021). The certified registered nurse anesthetist. In D. Gillespie. The Many Roles of the Registered Nurse. (pp. 359-364). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Chapter 31: ISBN-13: 978-1527561571).

  • Chapter submitted to editors, awaiting final publication/printing

Textbook Chapters

  • Tracy, A. (2021). The certified registered nurse anesthetist. In D. Gillespie. The Many Roles of the Registered Nurse. (pp. 359-364). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Chapter 31: ISBN-13: 978-1527561571).

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthet
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology For Nurse Anesthetist II
  • Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia Practice I
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology For Nurse Anesthetist I
  • Basic Principles of Anethesia
  • Basic Principles of Anesthesia For Nurse Anesthetist I

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • GLMA Health Professionals
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Awards & Honors

  • NBCRNA Visiting Research Fellow
  • Nurse Excellence Award
  • Nursing Daisy Award