Prerequisites: ANES 1112 and ANES 1124; Co-requisites: ANES 1134; ANES 1143 and POLSC 1113
This course introduces the student to anesthesia emergencies to include difficult airway algorithms, malignant hyperthermia, fire in the operating room, cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis, and local anesthesia toxicity. Clinical settings will include adult hospital operating rooms, interventional and diagnostic radiology, outpatient procedure suites, and ambulatory surgery centers. All clinical experiences will be under direct supervision with a clinical preceptor. Students will progress to independently set-up, and/or assess efficacy of equipment, medications, and treatments as well as assist in the care of the patient.