Oct 20, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8326 - NURSE ANESTHESIA CLINICAL PRATICUM VII

[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.