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

NURS 7420 - NURSE ANESTHESIA CLINICAL PRACTIUM I

[4 Credits]
The course develops and applies advance practice nursing roles and skills fundamental to nurse anesthetists. The course follows the professional practice standards of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists with an emphasis on preparation of patients and equipment, pre-and postoperative patient evaluation, planning and implementing evidence-based individualized anesthesia care plans, perioperative pain management, patient safety, and non-invasive and invasive monitoring. Students are introduced to the professional aspects of nurse anesthesia. Students practice skills essential to nurse anesthesia training including: positioning, induction, central line insertion, assessment documentation. High fidelity patient simulators are used for intravenous induction of general anesthesia scenarios. Pre-requisites: NURS 6315, HLSC 6409.