Wayne State University

Courses offered - Anesthesia

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AN 7010 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment and Clinical Anesthesia Practicum I

Prereq: R.N. degree, admission to professional program for nurse anesthetists.

Advanced systematic focus on health assessment, anatomical and physical limitations, and impact on anesthesia practice.

AN 7020 Clinical Anesthesia Practicum II

Prereq: Registered Nurse degree, admission to professional curriculum.

Continuation of AN 7010.

AN 7030 Clinical Anesthesia Practicum III

Prereq: AN 7020.

Continuation of AN 7020.

AN 7040 Clinical Anesthesia Practicum IV

Prereq: AN 7030.

Continuation of AN 7030.

AN 7050 Clinical Anesthesia Practicum V

Prereq: AN 7040.

Continuation of AN 7040.

AN 7060 Clinical Anesthesia Practicum VI

Prereq: AN 7050.

Continuation of AN 7050.

AN 7070 Clinical Practice I

Prereq: admission to professional curriculum; R.N., CRNA, GRNA.

Outpatient anesthesia practice; focus on airway management.

AN 7080 Clinical Practice II

Prereq: admission to professional curriculum; R.N., CRNA, GRNA.

Managing complex pediatric cases involving craniofacial problems, craniotomies, spinal fusion, and abdominal cases.

AN 7090 Clinical Practice III

Prereq: admission to professional curriculum; R.N., CRNA, GRNA.

Clinical experience with complex cardiac diseases requiring thoracic and cardiopulmonary bypass.

AN 7100 Pharmacology I

Prereq: Registered Nurse, admission to professional curriculum.

Pharmacology as it relates to anesthesiology; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

AN 7110 Pharmacology II

Prereq: Registered Nurse, AN 7100.

Analysis of theories of pharmacology.

AN 7120 Advanced Pharmacology of Anesthesia

Prereq: R.N., admission to professional curriculum.

General qualitative and quantitative aspects of pharmacology. Interaction and kinetics of pharmacologic agents and their relationship to anesthetic practice.

AN 7150 Principles of Anesthesia I

Prereq: Registered Nurse, admission to professional curriculum.

Principles and usage of all anesthesia equipment including electronic instrumentation. Theoretical exploration of various techniques of anesthesia.

AN 7160 Principles of Anesthesia II

Prereq: Registered Nurse, AN 7150.

Advanced knowledge in application and use of modern anesthesia monitoring technology.

AN 7170 Principles of Anesthesia III

Prereq: AN 7150, 7160, Registered Nurse, admission to professional curriculum.

Continuation of AN 7160.

AN 7180 Electrocardiography in Anesthesia Practice

Prereq: R.N., AN 7150, admission to Professional Nurse Anesthesia Program.

Background for monitoring, diagnosing, and treating cardiac arrhythmias in the perioperative period. Working background in fundamentals of 12-lead ECG interpretation; its application in the perioperative period.

AN 7190 Advanced Cardiovascular Patho-physiology and EKG

Prereq: AN 7180; admission to professional program for nurse anesthetists.

Advanced cardiovascular pathophysiology, assessing and diagnosing cardiac dysfunctions, and integration of appropriate clinical interventions in the anesthetic management plan of care.

AN 7240 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology

Prereq: PSL 7030, Registered Nurse; admission to professional program for nurse anesthetists.

Advanced knowledge in physiology; in-depth analysis of disease processes; correlation of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and advanced principles of anesthesia care.

AN 7500 Chemistry and Physics of Anesthesia

Prereq: Registered Nurse, admission to professional program for nurse anesthetists.

Analysis and principles of chemistry and physics as applied to anesthesia.

AN 7590 Advanced Anatomy for Nurse Anesthetists

Prereq: admission to nurse anesthesia program.

Structural and functional aspects of the human body; relationships to nurse anesthesia practice. Study of regions in which anesthesia may be induced.

AN 7600 Regional Anesthesia

Prereq: Registered Nurse; AN 7590; written consent of advisor; admission to the professional curriculum.

Review of the anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves and the pharmacology of local anesthetic agents. Techniques of pain management administration and management of spinal/epidural and peripheral regional anesthetics.

AN 7620 Pulmonary Mechanics and Anesthesia Implications

Prereq: Registered Nurse; AN 7200 or equiv.; admission to professional program.

Advanced evaluation of cardiopulmonary/respiratory complication. Clinical anesthesia care.

AN 7690 Advanced Clinical Anesthesia Practice Review I

Prereq: Registered Nurse, AN 7170, admission to professional program for nurse anesthetists.

Use of theoretical concepts and advanced clinical principles to develop the art and science of practice with emphasis on individualizing care, in addition to board preparation.

AN 7700 Advanced Clinical Anesthesia Practice and Review II

Prereq: AN 7170, Registered Nurse, admission to professional program for nurse anesthetists.

Use of theoretical concepts and advanced clinical principles in perfecting the art and science of anesthesia practice with emphasis on preparation for board examination.

AN 7730 Process of Teaching

Prereq: CRNA, Registered Nurse, written consent of advisor.

Instruction in and clinical application of nurse anesthesia process.

AN 7780 Professional Dimensions of Anesthesia Practice

Prereq: written consent of advisor.

Analysis of role of professional anesthesia associations, anesthesia accreditation agencies, hospital and governmental regulatory agencies relating to nurse anesthesia practice.

AN 7800 Pain Management for Nurse Anesthetists

Prereq: AN 7600.

Regional techniques and pharmacological interventions to manage acute and chronic pain.

AN 7880 Anesthesia Seminar

Prereq: CRNA.

Current developments in concepts and theories of nurse anesthesia.

AN 7885 Research Design for Anesthesia

Prereq: RN, CRNA, written consent of advisor.

Research methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative statistical techniques. Emphasis on designing, implementing, and evaluating health care research.

AN 7890 Terminal Project

Prereq: CRNA; written consent of advisor.

Finalization of research; preparation for poster submission, publication and presentation of research.

AN 7900 Advanced Pediatric Topics

Prereq: admission to professional curriculum; R.N., CRNA, GNA.

Detailed advanced lectures in specific pediatric topics.

AN 7910 Special Topics in Pediatric Anesthesia

Prereq: admission to professional curriculum; R.N., CRNA, GNA.

Common pediatric problems; in-depth knowledge on neonatal anesthesia.

AN 7920 Case Presentations

Prereq: admission to professional curriculum; R.N., CRNA, GNA.

Anatomy and physiology of various diseases including principles of anesthetic management.