AN 872 - Principles of Anesthesia I

Introduces the nurse anesthesia graduate student to concepts necessary to plan and execute a safe, individualized anesthetic. Course includes pre- and post-anesthetic assessment, formulation of the anesthesia care plan, anesthetic techniques, the administration and management of major nerve conduction anesthesia, acute and chronic pain management, awareness of potential complications, prevention of complications and all adverse patient outcomes, fluid management, positioning the patient, and the monitoring and utilization of anesthesia equipment. An emphasis is placed on patient centered care, prevention of complications and improving patient outcomes.

Semester hours: 4.0

Co-requisites:

  • AN 872L - Principles of Anesthesia I Lab

Restrictions and Notes:

  • Prerequisite: Acceptance into Nurse Anesthesia Program

Last updated: 06/17/2020