Lecture and discussion introducing basic principles of patient safety topics and anesthetic techniques. Standards of nurse anesthesia practice and perioperative advanced physical assessment across the lifespan are included. Concepts pertaining to the development of an anesthetic care plan form the core of the course. Topics include airway management, intravenous fluid and transfusion therapy, patient positioning, fire and electrical safety, and thermal regulation. Basic principles of pediatric and geriatric patient care plans are included. The student is introduced to the clinical setting in an observational role.
NRAN789: Advanced Physical Assessment & Principles of Anesthesia Practice II