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ANES 791 Synthesis of Essential Anesthesia Concepts I

This course is the first in a series of two synthesis courses aimed to prepare the nurse anesthesia student for the National Certification Exam (NCE). It is based on directed self-study of textbook materials. This course focuses on the synthesis and integration of critical nurse anesthesia concepts into knowledge necessary for transition into nurse anesthesia practice. Competence Statement: Knows critical nurse anesthesia concepts well enough to complete the concept information sheets and SEE exam at a satisfactory level.

Special information

Prerequisites: Prior to taking this course, you must have successfully completed the following courses: NURS 749.
2 Graduate credits

Effective May 6, 2020 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Analyze strengths and areas for growth based on NBCRNA's core competencies for certification;
  • Develop individualized learning plan to guide study based on the core competencies; and
  • Demonstrate physical, biophysical and anesthetic scientific knowledge integration through teaching and examination.

Fall 2023

Section Title Instructor
01 Synthesis of Essential Anesthesia Concepts I Quaas, Mary Beth Popp, Jordan Books Course details