|Postrequisites||MSNA 541, MSNA 536, MSNA 501, MSNA 533, MSNA 534, MSNA 621|
Basic Principles &, Techniques of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
This course provides a beginning foundation for students to plan and implement nursing anesthesia care in healthy patients. Topics include: designing and implementing individualized anesthesia care plans, principles of anesthesia induction, maintenance, emergence, anesthesia complications in the healthy patient, airway management, and anesthesia for basic abdominal, orthopedic, urologic, ophthalmologic, and ENT procedures. Simulator laboratory experience, operating room observation time during June/July, and operating room clinical assignments during August are provided for students to develop beginning level airway and anesthesia management skills.