Anesthesia Technology (ANES)

  • ANES 1501 
    Anesthesia Technology Principles I

    8  credit hours

    Students will explore anesthesiology's contribution to patient care and the relationship of the anesthesia technologist to other health care professionals. Focus is on the role of the anesthesia care team, scope of practice, specific duties of the anesthesia technologist. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and consent of instructor is required. (7 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ANES 1502 
    Anesthesia Technology Principles II

    11  credit hours

    Students continue to learn the theory and concepts of the surgical environment as it relates to anesthesia. Topics of discussion will include basic case set-up utilizing anesthesia supplies and equipment. Lastly, there will be an in-depth exploration of the function and handling of anesthesia equipment, supplies for various surgical procedures including general cases, regional anesthesia, and procedural sedation. Prerequisite: Anesthesia Technology 1501 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.Admission to the program and consent of instructor is required. (9 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • ANES 1503 
    Anesthesia Technology Principles III

    4  credit hours

    Students will explore advanced concepts of anesthesia technology which will be applied towards a practical experience in an operating room. Students will learn proper setup, breakdown for advanced procedures, and how one assists for general, regional, and procedural sedation cases. Preparation for the national certification will also be included. Prerequisite: Anesthesia Technology 1502 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. Admission to the program and consent of instructor is required. (4 lecture hours)

  • ANES 1504 
    Anesthesia Pharmacology

    4  credit hours

    Students will study various types of anesthesia related drugs and the proper practice in ordering, delivery, and storage of anesthesia medications. Instruction includes an overview of organization and stocking of anesthesia medication carts. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Assisting program is required. Anesthesia Technology 1503 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1505, Anesthesia Technology 1506 and Anesthesia Technology 1507. (4 lecture hours)

  • ANES 1505 
    Anesthesia Technology Equipment

    4  credit hours

    Introduction to the handling of anesthesia equipment, including maintenance, first-level servicing, and troubleshooting of equipment malfunctions. Provides an overview of policies, standards, quality assurance, and process improvement in relationship to anesthesia equipment. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Assisting program is required. Anesthesia Technology 1503 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1504, Anesthesia Technology 1506 and Anesthesia Technology 1507. (4 lecture hours)

  • ANES 1506 
    Anesthesia Technology Fundamentals II

    4  credit hours

    Continuation and in-depth exploration of the theory and concepts of the surgical environment as it pertains to an anesthesia technologist. Preparation and response to anesthesia emergencies and complications will be examined for all surgical specialties and patient populations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Assisting program is required. Anesthesia Technology 1503 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment is required in Anesthesia Technology 1504, Anesthesia Technology 1505 and Anesthesia Technology 1507. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • ANES 1509 
    Anesthesia Technology Capstone

    5  credit hours

    Capstone course will require students to utilize theory and concepts of the didactic and clinical practicum for demonstration of safe and effective support for all types of anesthesia in preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative surgical environments. Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Assisting program is required. Anesthesia Technology 1504, Anesthesia Technology 1505, Anesthesia Technology 1506 and Anesthesia Technology 1507 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1508. (5 lecture hours)

  • ANES 1510 
    Anesthesia Tech Clinical Practicum I

    4  credit hours

    The concepts of anesthesia technology will be applied towards a practical experience in an operating room. Students receive hands-on experience with a mentor to integrate didactic knowledge for proper setup, breakdown, and assistance for general, regional, and procedural sedation cases. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and consent of instructor is required. Concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1501.

  • ANES 1520 
    Anesthesia Tech Clinical Practicum II

    4  credit hours

    Students will receive hands-on experience with a mentor to integrate advanced didactic knowledge for proper setup, breakdown, and assistance for general, regional, and procedural sedation cases of anesthesia technology practice in the clinical anesthesia setting. Prerequisite: Admission to the program is required. Anesthesia Technology 1501 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1502 is required.

  • ANES 1530 
    Anesthesia Tech Clinical Practicum III

    4  credit hours

    Students will receive advanced hands-on experience with a mentor to integrate didactic knowledge for proper setup, breakdown, and assistance for general, regional, and procedural sedation cases. Prerequisite: Admission to the program is required. Concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1503 is required.

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