Aug 10, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

ANES 1401 - Basic Principles of Anesthesia Technology

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: BIOL 2020 - Anatomy and Physiology II  

Program Admission (Major Restricted)

Corequisites: ANES 1402; ANES 1110

Course Description:
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.

Student Learning Outcomes:
The successful learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of the Anesthesia Care Team with regard to quality patient outcomes.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of policies and standards of safe patient care and employee safety in the health care environment.