ANS5140: Pre-anesthetic Evaluation

Area of Study
Credits 3.0
Introduce pre-anesthetic evaluation techniques and procedures to properly create and implement a complete anesthetic plan. Practice patient history-taking skills to inquire about pertinent information that could affect the anesthetic plan. Perform thorough physical examinations and determine necessary pre-operative testing. Explore optimization of common comorbidities and how disease processes can alter patient anesthetic care.