Proper Patient Positioning

Patient Positioning CRNA Career Pro

Why is Positioning so Important? Nerve injury is the primary problem that develops during anesthesia due to poor patient position. Under anesthesia a patient cannot change position in response to pain due to position problems.

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CRNA Students Learning The OR

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As you begin the clinical phase of the CRNA program you will faced with a whole new set of stressors. Your initial goal will be to become more comfortable in the OR. Make sure you have the right attitude, and remember your main focus is the patient. Most CRNA students come from a critical care setting where they worked their way to the top of the food chain.

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CRNA Career Guide: Anesthesia Machine Check

anesthesia machine check CRNA Career Pro

Setting up your anesthesia machine for a case is very important and needs to be done every time you have a case. This is how you maintain safety and make sure your case goes smoothly. A lot of times the turn over rate is so fast you only have a few minutes to set up. This can make it very easy to forget something which could result in a disaster.

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