Course Description

Explore and review of the principles and applications of nurse anesthesia. Scholarly inquiry into case studies, patient care management, thesis development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appraise clinical case studies and anesthesia care management.
  • Construct a scholarly case presentation of a unique clinical anesthesia management experience.
  • Examine the science of anesthesia in regards to clinical application.
  • Analyze fundamental concepts of nurse anesthesia and the basic sciences.
  • Evaluate current literature and best practice issue related to selected scholarly inquiry project or thesis.


The student is required to return to campus at end of each session for clinical conferencing and intensive review. Every student is expected to attend the lecture and lab sessions. Meetings with assigned thesis mentor will be scheduled by the student as well. Student presented case studies, conference reports, and group projects will be presented. All documentation of case involvement must be submitted.


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