AN 860 - Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia

This course provides the nurse anesthesia student an opportunity to focus on a variety of issues related to the Nurse Anesthesia profession. Topics include the history of Nurse Anesthesia, professional socialization and the importance of participation, the role of the nurse anesthetist, and the professional organizations. Also discussed are regulations of nurse anesthesia practice, standards of care, scope of practice, practice settings and employment options, reimbursement, quality improvement, and ethical and legal issues impacting the profession. Major emphasis is placed on wellness and substance use disorder.

Semester hours: 3.0

Restrictions and Notes:

  • Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Nurse Anesthesia Program

Last updated: 03/17/2020