ANE 110 - Basic Prin of Anesthesia Technology
3 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours
The course is an introduction to anesthesiology’s contribution to quality patient care and the relationship of the anesthesia technician to other healthcare professionals. The focus is on patient safety, universal precautions and employee safety in the healthcare environment. An introduction to the theory and concepts of a surgical environment is given including the fundamentals of a variety of anesthesia equipment and basic case set-up utilizing anesthesia supplies. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Apply theoretical concepts and techniques of anesthesia technology at the fundamental level for patients in the surgical environment.
- Examine the anesthesia technician role in the care of the surgical patient.
- Demonstrate a basic use of anesthesia equipment needed for a variety of surgical cases.
- Explain the proper basic anesthesia set-up for a variety of surgical cases.
- Describe the skills and techniques of an anesthesia technician in the surgical environment.
- Role of certified anesthesia technician
- Standards of practice
- Anesthesia care team
- Universal precautions
- Surgical environment
- Basic monitoring
- Induction of anesthesia and intubation
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/11/2015
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Last Reviewed: 5/2/2022
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