Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
DNA NURSAN 3793 3 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia 1

This course is the first in the three-part Advanced Principles series which provides in-depth study of specialized areas of nurse anesthesia practice.  Lectures will concentrate on the theoretical basis for specific anesthesia nursing interventions and the rationale for their use in the pediatric and obstetric specialties.  Concepts related to regional anesthesia, acute pain management and chronic pain management will be reviewed.   Plans of care for pediatrics, obstetrics, patients requiring regional anesthesia and pain patients will be developed and evaluated. Current techniques and technologies related to management of regional anesthesia and pain blocks will be reviewed and reinforced with a variety of simulation experiences (hands-on, screen based, virtual).