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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6423

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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
    1588 2008-03-21
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HDC-006201-1000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Mary Webb x9133 mwebb@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6423 Principles of Nurse Anesthesia I

    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
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Prin of Nurse Anesthesia I
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Anat&Phys ofor NA; Chem&Phys for NA; Pharm for NA; Pathophysiology; Prin of NA Lifespan; GMS 6461; NGR 6001

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Evaluation of cardiothoracic systems with emphasis on anesthetic implications and anesthesia management for cardiothoracic surgery. Non-cardiothoracic surgery in patients with cardiothoracic pathology will also be examined.


  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?

    Yes,once.

    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 knowledeable in advanced principles fo anesthesia.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    During this course the students will have the opportunity to:

    1. Apply the scope and standards of nurse anesthesia practice to patients with cardiac, and respiratory dysfunction.

    2. Evaluate the impact of cardiac pathophysiology on anesthesia care.

    3. Evaluate the impact of respiratory pathophysiology on anesthesia care.

    4. Explain the process of respiration including pulmonary ventilation and oxygen carbon dioxide exchange.

    5. Apply the concepts nurse anesthesia care to the patient with advanced cardiothoracic dysfunction.

    6. Assess patient acid base balance, fluid management and electrolyte balance of an anesthetized patient and under various cardiothoracic or trauma anesthesia.

    7. Describe & explore various anesthesia techniques for cardiothoracic surgery.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    During this course the students will have the opportunity to:

    1. Apply the scope and standards of nurse anesthesia practice to patients with cardiac, and respiratory dysfunction.

    2. Evaluate the impact of cardiac pathophysiology on anesthesia care.

    3. Evaluate the impact of respiratory pathophysiology on anesthesia care.

    4. Explain the process of respiration including pulmonary ventilation and oxygen carbon dioxide exchange.

    5. Apply the concepts nurse anesthesia care to the patient with advanced cardiothoracic dysfunction.

    6. Assess patient acid base balance, fluid management and electrolyte balance of an anesthetized patient and under various cardiothoracic or trauma anesthesia.

    7. Describe & explore various anesthesia techniques for cardiothoracic surgery.

    C. Major Topics

    Topic

    Cardiovascular A&P

    CV Patient Assessment

    CV Monitoring

    Pacing

    TEE

    Anesthesia for Patients with CV disease

    Vascular Surgery

    -Upper extremity

    -Lower extremity

    -AAA/Stents

    -TAA

    -Carotid Endarterectomy/Stents

    Thoracic/Respiratory A&P

    Thoracic Co Morbidities

    Anesthesia for patients with Respiratory Disease

    Thoracic Anesthesia

    -VATS

    -Lung Resections

    -Pneumonectomy

    Cardiac Angioplasty

    Ablations

    CABG Traditional on CPB

    Valve replacement

    CABG Off pump

    Cardiac Congenital Repairs

    Transplants

    Presentations

    D. Textbooks

    Required Text:

    Awde, N. E., Hurford, W. E., Bailin, M. I. (Eds.). (2002). Clinical anesthesia procedures of Massachusetts General Hospital (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

    Barash, P. G. (Eds.). (2005). Clinical Anesthesia (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

    Guyton, A. C., & Hall, J. E. (2005). Textbook of medical physiology (11th ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences.

    Jaffee, R. A., & Samuels, S. I. (2003). Anesthesiologists manual of surgical procedures (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

    Morgan, G. E., Murry, M. J

    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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