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NURS 7590 Physiologic Variables for Nurse Anesthesia III (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course builds upon the clinical physiology of the neurological, endocrine, and renal systems. The focus of discussion will be on the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, including nerve action potential, neuromuscular transmission, the autonomic nervous system, neurotransmitters, and cerebral blood flow. Also, normal physiology of the endocrine and renal system will be studied, including the more commonly seen alterations in these systems. Emphasis will be placed on the anesthetic implications of caring for patients with high risk conditions.


Instructor(s): Susan Emery and Denise Testa

Prerequisites: NURS 7490, NURS 7494, NURS 7415

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Last Updated: 19-Feb-14