Apr 25, 2024  
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ANES 103 Anesthesia Technology Lab 1

Lab Hours: 9
Credits: 3

Learn and put into practice basic anesthesia competencies including but not limited to: basic airway management, anesthesia machine daily checkout and troubleshooting, basic anesthesia equipment set up maintenance and troubleshooting. Includes patient care skills of positioning and dialogue IV set up and placement, placement and troubleshooting, basic physiological monitoring, assisting the anesthesiologist, intubation strategies, and rapid response to airway management crisis. Demonstrate anesthesia machine checkout, working in the operating room (OR) environment including appropriate wear, personal protective equipment, interpersonal skills, ergonomics, and basic pharmacology. Draw up drugs and sharps safety, the OR turn over, equipment identification handling and use, and regional anesthesia theory and practice.

Corequisite: concurrent enrollment ANES 101 , ANSE 112, and PHM 243 ; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discuss hemodynamic monitoring. 
  2. Describe the types of anesthesia 
  3. Utilize appropriate medical terminology in various situations. 
  4. Identify functions of members of the anesthesia care team 
  5. Perform basic patient care skills 

Content Outline
  • I. Anesthesia Care Team 
    • Role of the CRNA(s) 
    • Role of the MDA(s) 
    • Role of the OR personnel 
  • Types of Anesthesia 
    • Regional 
    • General 
    • Conscious sedation 
    • Emergency medications 
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring  
  • Medical Terminology 
    • Anesthesia specific terminology 
    • Daily use and review of terminology 
    • Use of appropriate terminology when communicating with anesthesia care providers.  
  • Patient Care 
    • Vital sign monitoring 
    • Positioning 
    • Maintenance of body systems