AN 859 - Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia

Provides the graduate nurse anesthesia student an opportunity to focus on a variety of professional issues including the history of nurse anesthesia, professional socialization and participation, roles of the nurse anesthetist and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, regulations of nurse anesthesia practice, standards of care, scope of practice, practice settings and employment options, reimbursement, quality assessment, the legal system, medical ethics and chemical dependency, patient safety, infection control and standard precautions. During the program, attendance at one state or national meeting for nurse anesthetists is required for this course.

Semester hours: 3.0

Restrictions and Notes:

  • Prerequisite: Acceptance into Nurse Anesthesia Program

Last updated: 03/17/2020