Dec 07, 2023  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANES 103 - Anesthesia Technology Lab I

4 Credits
This course offers an opportunity to learn and put into practice basic anesthesia competencies including but not limited to: basic airway management, anesthesia machine daily checkout and troubleshooting, and basic anesthesia equipment set up, maintenance, and trouble shooting. Patient care skills including 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. Also, anesthesia machine checkout, working in the OR environment including appropriate wear, personal protective equipment, interpersonal skills, ergonomics, and basic pharmacology are covered. Additionally, drawing up drugs and sharps safety, the OR turn over, equipment identification handling and use, and regional anesthesia theory and practice.