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Principles of Anesthesia II

Course Description

Exploration of anesthetic delivery to patients with increasing co-morbidities, advanced pathophysiology, and complex anesthesia needs. Airway management and regional anesthesia techniques are thoroughly covered. Anesthetic techniques for the specialty practice of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular anesthesia is analyzed.

Learning Outcomes

  • Design management care plans for specialty surgical areas.
  • Develop plans of care and anesthesia management for major system compromise
  • Evaluate the implications of anesthetic choice and technique on procedures requiring special anesthetic considerations.
  • Appraise anesthetic complications and their treatment for various types of surgical procedures.
  • Develop evidence based anesthesia practice in simulation laboratories.

Requirements

High fidelity patient simulated delivery of anesthesia will be utilized during the course. The student is required to participate in all simulation activities.

Prerequisites

Corequisite

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