Nov 27, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[12 Credits]
The course prepares students for advanced anesthesia skills needed in the anesthetic management of patients undergoing a variety of complex surgical and/or diagnostic procedures. This course is the final practicum course in the nurse anesthesia program and prepares students for clinical practice. The didactic portion of the course focuses on professional aspects of nurse anesthesia to include the business of anesthesia and practice management, reimbursement methodologies and payment policies, entrepreneurship, legal and ethical issues, quality improvement and risk management, professional advocacy, and a review of practice standards and regulations. The course follows the professional practice standards of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and has the student critically analyze, synthesize and evaluate the knowledge gained in all previous nurse anesthesia courses in order to prepare for the certification examination and clinical practice.