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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6491

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-03-04
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1584 2008-03-21
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HDC-006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Mary Webb x9133 mwebb@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6491 Nurse Anesthesia Practice Comprehensive

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    2 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Nur Anesthesia Practice Comp
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    All previous courses from semesters 1 through 6.

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course is designed to measure the knowledge base and clinical competency of the nurse anesthesia student.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course is an essential component of the Nurse Anesthetist program and is currently being offered under selected topics.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Required sequence in the major.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    CRNA with master's degree and knoweledeable in the field of anesthesia practice.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    At the close of this course the students shall:

    1. Integrate all didactic material to provide a solid knowledge base for nurse anesthesia practice.

    2. Demonstrate the necessary technical skills needed to sit for the National Certification Examination for Nurse Anesthetists.

    3. Combine nurse anesthesia knowledge and technical skills

    B. Learning Outcomes

    At the close of this course the students shall:

    1. Integrate all didactic material to provide a solid knowledge base for nurse anesthesia practice.

    2. Demonstrate the necessary technical skills needed to sit for the National Certification Examination for Nurse Anesthetists.

    3. Combine nurse anesthesia knowledge and technical skills

    C. Major Topics

    1. Anesthesia Equipment

    2. Preoperative assessment and preparation

    3. Airway management

    4. Local Anesthetics and regional anesthesia

    5. Review of Pharmacology

    6. Cardiovascular disease and surgery

    7. Neurosurgical concerns for anesthesia

    8. Respiratory dysfunction

    9. Obstetrical Anesthesia

    10. Pediatric and Geriatric Anesthesia

    11. Anesthetic consideration for the EENT patient

    12. Malignant hyperthermia, the Jehovah witness patient, pseudocholinesterase, and other anesthesia considerations.

    D. Textbooks

    All previously assigned texts

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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