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Courses Offered

ANST 400 Professional Aspects of Anesthesia Technology (2 units)

Introduction to Anesthesiology's contribution to quality patient care and the relationship of the Anesthesia Technologist to other health care professionals. Focus is on patient safety, universal precautions, and student safety in the health care environment.

ANST 405 Basic Principles of Anesthesia Technology (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts of functioning in a surgical environment including a fundamental understanding of a variety of anesthesia equipment and basic case set-up utilizing anesthesia supplies and equipment.

ANST 410 Basic Anesthesia Equipment (3 units)

Introduction to the theories and concepts in the adequate function of anesthesia equipment to include: maintaining equipment, repairing defects and trouble-shooting complications.

ANST 415 Anesthesia Pharmacology (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts in the proper use and safe practice of delivery and storage of anesthesia medications which includes: stocking of the drug cart and assisting the anesthesia care provider in the preparation of the medications.

ANST 420 Application of Principles in Anesthesia Technology (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts of the use and function of anesthesia supplies and equipment used for various surgical procedures to include cases in: general, regional, and conscious sedation.

ANST 425 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience I (5 units)

Introduction to the theory and clinical practice of anesthesia to include: general, regional and conscious sedation techniques. Students will become familiarized with the surgical environment and practice skills and abilities in all basic areas related to role of the Anesthesia Technologist.

ANST 430 Advanced Anesthesia Equipment (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts of advanced anesthesia equipment used in surgical procedures.

ANST 435 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience II (5 units)

Continued application of advanced theory and concepts of clinical practice skills to mastery. Students operate independently as an Anesthesia Technologist in all aspects of patient care including: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative surgical phases.

ANST 440 Anesthesia Technology Examination and Review (3 units)

Preparation and review for the Certified Anesthesia Technologist examination required by the American Society for Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians.

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