ANES 644

Principles of DNP Nurse Anesthesia Practice I

2 Graduate credits
Effective May 6, 2020 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The course focuses on the study of applied science, biomedical equipment, and foundational principles for safe, evidence-based quality perioperative care. Focus areas will include decision-making and problem solving in perioperative preparation, management and evaluation of anesthesia delivery equipment, monitoring, basic airway management, pharmacological selection, patient risk stratification, and patient care transitions. Competence Statement: Knows and applies the science related to biomedical equipment, anesthesia delivery systems and foundational principles well enough to apply these principles to nurse anesthesia practice.

Special information

Prerequisites: Prior to taking this course, you must have been admitted into the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia/Metropolitan State University DNP Nurse Anesthesia program.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Analyze equipment and supplies that are pertinent for patient and procedure, accuracy and safety for quality patient care;
  • Analyze factors related to patient positioning and basic airway management in the provision of safe and effective nurse anesthesia care;
  • Critique management strategies for possible physiologic changes associated with anesthesia, medical and surgical care and equipment malfunctions.

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Principles of DNP Nurse Anesthesia Practice I Johnson-Cowley, Andrew Charles Books Course details