Jul 10, 2020  
2019-2020 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
2019-2020 South University Academic Catalog Version II

ANS5510 AA Professional Seminar

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the faculty
Corequisite(s): None
Through classroom teaching and interactive discussions this course presents an introduction/overview of the Anesthesiologist Assistant (AA) profession. Emphasis is placed upon the inception, history, and evolution of the AA profession; AA relationships with the supervising physician, the patient; responsibilities including the concepts of privilege, confidentiality and informed consent. The scope of AA practice, medical informatics systems and the concept of the quality of care and safety will also be introduced. Students will participate in class discussions and role playing exercises to explore the ethical and legal aspects of practicing as an Anesthesiologist Assistant. 1 credit hour