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Fall 2017
Oct 19, 2017
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NURS 608 - Adv Prin Nur Anesthesia Prc IV
This Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia course is designed to evaluate the student’s knowledge obtained from Anesthesia Concepts, Basic Principles of Nurse Anesthesia practice, Anesthesia Pharmacology, Advanced Pathophysiology, and Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia.  The course examines anesthetic and nursing considerations for patients with pathophysiologic disruption requiring surgical interventions utilizing standard as well as advanced methods of anesthesia care.  The course will analyze anesthetic management, including pharmacologic principles, patient safety involving monitoring, positioning, and the environment.  Healthcare ethics and legal factors related to practice will be explored.  Historical and professional aspects of nurse anesthesia practice are examined.  Recognition of culturally diverse populations and the influence on care throughout the perioperative period is considered.  The course is taught during the clinical practicum and allows the students to integrate advanced physiologic and nursing knowledge, skills and critical thinking into their daily practice.  The course aids the student in preparation for the National Certifying Exam. 

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Nursing Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Nurse Anesthesia

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