Preoperative Assessment for the Anesthesia Assistant - 301
The anesthesia assistant plays a vital role on the anesthesia team. Duties may include pre-anesthetic assessment, peri-anesthetic monitoring, and assisting in the management of emergency situations, among others. This program will focus on patient assessment, with emphasis on several common co-morbidities.
- Define the ASA Risk Classification System
- Discuss Mallampati evaluation of the upper airway
- Describe pathophysiologic changes in respiratory, cardiovascular and endocrine systems
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