ANE 111 - Basic Prin of Anesthesia Equipment
2 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Anesthesia Technician Program
This course offers an introduction to the theories and concepts in the adequate function of anesthesia equipment including maintaining equipment, repairing defects and trouble-shooting complications. The student will be introduced to basic equipment used for patients while undergoing anesthesia, including airway equipment and hemodynamic monitoring. Introduction to point-of-care testing (POCT) will also be covered. 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:
- Demonstrate skill in operating the basic anesthesia equipment appropriate for surgical procedures.
- Demonstrate skill in operating various types of airway equipment for simple types of Mallampati classifications and assist with basic intubations.
- Demonstrate skill in operating various types and usage for point-of-care testing equipment.
- Demonstrate skill in IV catheters including sizes and sampling sites.
- Demonstrate skill in capillary blood draws including sampling sites for bedside testing.
- Gas machine
- Warming/cooling devices
- Intravenous catheters
Class reading materials, practice use of anesthesia lab equipment
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/11/2015
Last Reviewed: 5/2/2022
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