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2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8362 - Techniques and Technologies in Nursing Anesthesia II

This course provides the student with a comprehensive overview of the design and utilization of advanced biomedical instrumentation, and monitoring modalities commonly used in nurse anesthesia practice. Monitors and equipment utilized are studied with respect to principles of operation, calibration, and interpretation of data. Emphasis will be placed on application of the scientific principles and clinical interpretation of advanced hemodynamic monitoring and the provision of safe anesthesia care. This course also presents a comprehensive overview of concepts and techniques essential to clinical curse anesthesia practice focusing on the theoretical and practical considerations involved in the administration and management regional anesthesia and pain management as it relates to the field of anesthesia. Advantages and disadvantages of various pain management approaches, as well as general physiologic and anatomic concepts as they relate to pain, will be covered. The fundamentals of radiologic and ultrasound principles and carious techniques are also discussed. This course also includes practice in and evaluation of task specific skills utilizing skill trainers and simulation to maximize students’ direct contact to the instrumentation of the profession.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: NURS7836 >= B

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 1

Repeat Status: No

Major Restrictions: Nursing Anesthesia Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

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