ANE655 Aspects of CRNA Practice

Course Description

Legal aspects of corporate liability, medical malpractice, informed consent, patient rights, privacy, fraud and abuse, plus governmental regulation of health professionals and health facilities. The legislative process, legislative oversight and regulatory agencies are discussed in depth. Code of ethics for CRNAs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the legal issues involved in professional nurse anesthesia practice.
  • Appraise ethical issues surrounding the practice of nurse anesthesia.
  • Analyze legal terminology in relation to professional nurse anesthesia practice.
  • Evaluate court cases and rulings that have been pivotal in nurse anesthesia practice.