Nurse Anesthesia Clinical II

Course Description

Integration of knowledge, skills, and program objectives to a broader array of patients with increasingly complex comorbidities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the delivery of anesthesia for surgical procedures with increased complexity.
  • Demonstrate the Safe administration of anesthesia during regular planned assignments and emergency procedures.
  • Employ pharmacologic, anatomic, and technical foundations to perform and manage regional anesthesia techniques.
  • Formulate a postoperative pain management plan utilizing pharmacological agents and regional anesthesia techniques.
  • Appraise anatomic landmarks, aseptic methods, and proper techniques for inserting invasive monitors.

Requirements

All practicum courses are sequential, progressively more demanding, and will require satisfactory completion of the competency objectives to progress to subsequent practica. Punctual attendance is expected at all scheduled clinical practica and other scheduled clinical activities as may be announced. Evaluation is done via weekly clinical evaluations and discussions with the supervising CRNA or anesthesiologist. Students are responsible for knowing their daily assignments, equipment setup, pre- and post-anesthesia patient evaluations, the anesthesia management plan, and for following directions of the CRNA or Anesthesiologist preceptor. Active participation is expected and students are responsible for obtaining and maintaining accurate daily clinical performance and case count records.

Prerequisites

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