Anthony J. Chipas

Anthony J. Chipas

Anthony J. Chipas, CRNA, PhD
Associate Professor and
Assistant Program Director
Anesthesia for Nurses
151B Rutledge Avenue, MSC 962

Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: (843) 792-3785
Fax: (843) 792-1984


  • PhD, Foundations of Adult Education, Kansas State University, (1997)
  • MHS, Education, Wichita State University, (1993)
  • Nurse Anesthesia, Wesley Medical Center, (1977)
  • Nursing, St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing, (1975)
  • BA, Psychology, University of Kansas, (1973)

Areas of Teaching

  • Human Anatomy for Nurse Anesthetists
  • Basic and Advanced Principles of Anesthesia Practice
  • Chemistry and Physics of Anesthesia
  • Pharmacology of Anesthetic Drugs

Research Interest


  • Chipas, Anthony & Ellis, Wayne. "Airway Management." Nurse Anesthesia.
  • Chipas, Anthony (TBP). "Peripheral Vascular Anesthesia." Secrets of Nurse Anesthesia.
  • Chipas, Anthony. (1997, November). "Effects of desktop video on student motivation and achievement." Proceedings of American Association of Adult and Continuing Education.
  • Chipas, Anthony. (1997, November). "A study of the perceived effects of desktop video distance education upon student motivation and achievement." Abstracts International.
  • Chipas, Anthony. (1997). "Airway Management." In Nurse Anesthesia. New York, W. B. Saunders.
  • Chipas, Anthony. (1995, February). "Do current education programs address critical thinking in nurse anesthesia? Journal of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

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