This is the sixth in a series of six clinical practicum courses. In this practicum, students combine competent, advanced didactic knowledge and psychomotor skills in assessment, planning, and implementation/delivery of perioperative anesthesia care under minimal supervised monitoring and mentoring by licensed/certified anesthesia providers in MSA member hospitals throughout the Twin Cities. Students complete a minimum of 240 hours of supervised practicum as a student nurse anesthetist. Competence Statement: Knows the principles and practice of nurse anesthesia care well enough to assess, plan, and implement an anesthetic care plan, at a competent, advanced level, under minimal supervision of a licensed/certified anesthesia provider.
- Conduct a complete preanesthetic assessment competently.
- Formulate and carry out an anesthesia care plan competently.
- Complete a room set-up for an anesthetic case competently.
- Maintain a complete medical record for an anesthetic case.
- Conduct the process of an anesthetic induction competently.
- Conduct the process of anesthetic management competently.
- Conduct the process of anesthetic emergence competently.
- Conduct post-anesthesia care handoff to recovery room personnel competently.
- Demonstrate professional and personal responsibility in all clinical interactions.
- Follow universal precautions in all patient contact.