Clinical Practicum and Seminar for Nurse Anesthetists Practice I

Course Number: RNA 72115
5 Credits

This course is an introduction to the art and science of nurse anesthesia including discussion of basic anesthetic principles and beginning clinical practicum to introduce the student to the anesthetic equipment and operating room environment. It provides progressive, guided instruction on the clinical and ethical management of patients undergoing all forms of anesthesia. Legal and ethical aspects of anesthesia delivery and patient interaction strategies are also covered. This course is designed to give the student practical information regarding the administration of safe anesthesia as well as to give the student an exposure to expectations in nurse anesthesia and to provide preparation in the administration of a safe, routine anesthetic with a moderate amount of instructor intervention.