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ANES 745 Principles of DNP Nurse Anesthesia Practice II

The course focuses on the study of safe, evidence based nurse anesthesia care management in normal human physiologic and pathophysiologic states. Anesthesia care will range from preoperative evaluation through completion of anesthesia services, including preop evaluation, deep sedation and PACU, basic regional techniques, ambulatory and office-based complications, hepatic and endocrine system. Topics of discussion include care management strategies based on ethical, scientific and pharmacologic principles, safety, quality and evidence based guidelines and cost effectiveness.


Special information

Prerequisites: Prior to taking this course, you must have successfully completed the following: NURS 644.
2 Graduate credits

Effective May 6, 2020 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Analyze biomedical equipment and supplies that are pertinent for patient and procedure, accuracy and safety for quality patient care focusing on the procedures and systems as listed in the course description;
  • Propose ethical individualized management and monitoring strategies for patients throughout the perioperative continuum specific to the health history, diagnostic data, and medical or surgical procedure;
  • Predict conceivable outcomes specific to health history, diagnostic data, and medical or surgical procedure, and therapeutic interventions;
  • Formulate management strategies for possible physiologic changes associated with anesthesia, medical and surgical care and equipment malfunctions; and
  • Evaluate professional team and leadership behavior strategies that promote quality patient outcomes and cultural competence.
  • Apply ethical principles to nurse anesthesia care.

Fall 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Principles of DNP Nurse Anesthesia Practice II Nybo, Anna Lynn Laffoon, Travis Ryan Popp, Jordan Books for ANES-745-01 Fall 2024 Course details for ANES-745-01 Fall 2024