Introduction to the Nurse Anesthesia Profession (DNAP730)


Course Memo

This course introduces students to basic principles of practice in the nurse anesthesia profession. Pre-operative patient assessment, anesthetic record keeping, informed consent, airway examination, anesthesia monitoring, patient positioning, ASA classification, and basic anesthesia techniques are explored. This course also introduces students to the AANA’s Code of Ethics for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Additionally, students will review concepts of wellness and develop a personalized wellness plan.