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Fall 2017
Oct 23, 2017
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NURS 506 - Adv Hlth Asmt:Nurse Anesthesia
The focus of this course is the pre-anesthesia evaluation of the adult patient. The student nurse anesthetist will utilize a holistic approach to patient evaluation, including history taking and physical assessment, in order to analyze the patient's health state and anesthetic risk. This information will be integrated with other aspects of the surgical procedure and knowledge gained from the course co-requisites; physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology in order to prepare for and deliver a safe anesthetic. Recognition of diverse populations is discussed and the influence of culture on care throughout the perioperative period is analyzed.  The laboratory component will utilize simulation experiences to reinforce concepts covered within this course and covered within the co-requisites listed above.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Nursing Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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