Anesthesia for Nurses (ASNR)
Introduction to foundational concepts in nurse anesthesia and the role of the nurse anesthetist.
This course is designed to further explore the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice degree to include the roles of the CRNA in relation to the patient, the profession, and the health care system.
Historical and current concepts in health policy, ethics, and legal concepts for the DNAP Nurse Anesthetist.
An overview of varied health system theories, emphasizing the role of the nurse anesthetist in contributing to patient care within these systems.
Student will explore health informatics and health information management principles – particularly as applicable to the nurse anesthetist’s role in the healthcare system and to data management for research and practice improvement.
Introduction to pain management concepts and the use of ultrasound guided techniques in treatment.
Application of basic anesthesia principles to the practice of nurse anesthesia.
This course provides a thorough orientation to the clinical area and application of beginning anesthesia concepts to patients through simulation and precepted in-hospital assignments.
Students will present a critique of anesthetic management of selected cases or topics related to their doctoral project in anesthesia for peer review. A review of the literature and application of the current research is to be included in the presentations.
The second of five clinical field experiences including general and specialty anesthesia rotations.
The third of five clinical field experiences including general and specialty anesthesia rotations.
The fourth of five clinical field experiences including general and specialty anesthesia rotations.
The fifth of five clinical field experiences including general and specialty anesthesia rotations.
Application of physical and chemical concepts to the practice of nurse anesthesia.
This course addresses the professional role responsibilities, challenges and issues for nurse anesthetists.
Use of simulation to learn and practice various peripheral nerve blocks and airway block placement with ultrasound and nerve stimulator techniques. Preparatory work outside of simulation time is required.
High fidelity simulation activities to practice response to critical events in nurse anesthesia practice. Preparatory work outside of simulation is required.
Analysis of evidence-based practice needed to formulate recommendations for nurse anesthesia practice and implementation of these recommendations into practice settings.
Exploring the contributors to patient safety – including systems and human factors – and how to safely manage critical events in the perioperative period.
Students will present for peer review and critique their completed doctoral project. Presentation of project will meet the requirement for dissemination of their terminal project.
Education, management, and business principles, as they relate to the DNAP Nurse Anesthetist, will be explored and practiced.
DNAP project Preparation for Nurse Anesthesia students.
DNAP Project Preparation for Nurse Anesthesia students.