Students build on skills developed in practicum Ill to further develop integration of scientific and anesthetic principles. "Competent" nurse anesthesia students apply scientific and anesthetic principles, evidence-based practice and safety & quality guidelines to psychomotor skills, critical thinking and decision-making. Students gain clinical experience in caring for the more complex patient who may present emergently (PS Ill & IIIE). Competence Statement: Applies the principles and practice of nurse anesthesia care well enough to assess, plan, and implement an anesthetic care plan, at a "competent" level, under moderate supervision of a licensed/certified anesthesia provider.
Prerequisite: Admission into the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia/Metro State DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program and ANES 735P.
1 Graduate credit
Effective December 13, 2020 to present
- Analyze biomedical equipment and supplies for relevance, accuracy and safety for quality patient care.
- Appraise patient's health and functional risk status for safe diagnostic, surgical and anesthetic care.
- Formulate cost-effective, evidence-based plans of care based on patient's physical status, procedural or diagnostic needs.
- Administer safe, culturally competent care based on evidence and ethical principles.
- Communicate effectively with patients, family and other healthcare providers.
- Employ reflective practice to improve patient outcomes and quality of care.
- Exhibit professional leadership behaviors of responsibility, accountability and integrity.
- Apply ethical principles to nurse anesthesia care.