ANS5120: Introduction to Anesthesia Delivery Systems & Equipment

Area of Study
Credits 2.0
Examine the anatomy of the anesthesia delivery system, including pipeline/cylinder gas distribution systems, breathing circuits, vaporizers, ventilators, scavenge of waste gases, suction, and resuscitation equipment. Describe the safety features of anesthesia delivery systems and discuss accounts of critical incidents involving anesthesia equipment. Understand American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) monitoring standards and explain how to employ the standards in anesthesia care.


Admission to the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program