CRNA Program

Program Details

COURSE OUTLINE

Basic Sciences
Nervous System Overview/Pathophysiology
Anesthetic Drugs and Cerebral Metabolism
Cardiovascular Overview
Hypertension
Respiratory Overview/Pathophysiology
Respiratory Disease
Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with ESRD
Acute Renal Failure
Endocrine Overview/Pathophysiology
Pituitary Disease
Thyroid/Parathyroid Disease
Diabetes Mellitus

General Principles, Drug Receptor Concepts
Uptake and Distribution Inhalation Agents
Inhalation anesthetics
IV Induction Agents
Local Anesthetics
Opioid Agonist and Antagonists
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Reversal
Sympathomimetic Amines; Alpha, Beta Antagonists
Direct Vasodilators
Calcium Antagonists
Antiarrhythmics
Anticoagulants and Reversal
Bronchodilators
Anticholinergics
Anticholinesterases
Insulin/Oral Hypoglycemics
Antibiotics
Antiemetics
Antihypertensives
Histamine/antihistamine

Equipment, Instrumentation, Technology
Central Venous Pressure
Pulmonary Artery Pressure
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Pulse Oximetry/Capnography
Somatosensory Evoked Potential
Monitoring of Myoneural Junction
Fetal Monitoring
Arterial Blood Gases

Advanced Principles Of Anesthesia
Fluids and Electrolytes
Supra/Infratentorial Tumors; Anesthetic Considerations
Cerebral Vascular lesions: Anesthetic Considerations
Carotid Endarterectomy
Spinal Cord Injury; Anesthetic Considerations
Coronary Artery Disease
Congestive Heart failure
Valvular Heart Disease And Anesthesia
Pacemakers and AICD’s
Vascular Surgery and Anesthesia
Common Urological Procedures and Anesthesia
Anesthetic Considerations For Vaginal/C-Section Delivery
Management of OB Complications
Fetal Resuscitation
Pediatric Anesthesia
Management of Premature Births
Spinal/Epidural Anesthesia
Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Anesthetic Management of the Morbidly Obese
Thoracic Anesthesia /One Lung Anesthesia
Anesthetic management of the Bleeding Patient
Geriatrics and Anesthesia Practice
The Burn Patient
Trauma Anesthesia
Anesthesia Ear, Nose, Throat Procedures
Anesthesia Ophthalmic Procedures
Anesthesia Laparoscopic/Robotic Procedures
Hepatic Disease
Gas Laws: Anesthetic Implication
Role Of Pulmonary Function Tests In Anesthesia
Malignant Hyperthermia

Professional Standards and Safety
AANA Standards and Law
Electrical Safety in the OR
Fire Safety in the OR
Positioning and Common Nerve Injuries
Evidenced based practice: Implication For The CRNA