Students review, examine and analyze all aspects of adjunct equipment used to administer
anesthesia to patients. Activities for assessment include analyzing different monitoring devices,
reviewing different tools and techniques for administering anesthesia safely, identifying complex
situations and explaining how to manage them. Students focus on equipment in their workplace and
compare and contrast with alternatives.
- Identify the adjunct anesthesia delivery equipment required to provide general or regional
- Analyze and contrast the appropriate physiological monitors necessary to ensure the safety
of providing anesthesia.
- Describe clinical situations where typical monitoring and treatment strategies may not be
- Propose alternative advanced equipment to aid in the analysis and treatment of complex
- Summarize the risk of infection in anesthesia.
- Evaluate techniques and equipment used to eliminate cross contamination.
Module 1: Anesthesia Carts
Module 2: Standard Patient Monitors
Module 3: Advanced Patient Monitors
Module 4: Point-of-Care Analyzers
Module 5: Emergency Equipment
Module 6: Infusion Pumps
Module 7: Ultrasound Devices
Module 8: Infection Control
Required text and materials
The following materials are required for this course:
- Butterworth, J. F., Wasnick, J. D., & Mackey, D. C. (2018). Morgan & Mikhail’s
clinical anesthesiology (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill.
Type: Textbook. ISBN:
Note: This textbook is also used in ANES 4011, 4021, and 4031. Students who already own
the required textbook, should deselect it upon registering for this course.
The following textbook would have been purchased in ANES 4001. If students did not take ANES
4001 and/or don't already own the required material, please be aware that students will need to
purchase it. To do so, please contact Enrolment Services at email@example.com or 1.800.663.9711 (toll-free in Canada), 250.852.7000 (Kamloops, BC), and
- Ehrenwerth, J., Eisenkraft, J. B., & Berry, J. M. (2021). Anesthesia equipment:
Principles and applications (3rd ed.). Elsevier Saunders.
Type: Textbook. ISBN:
Please be aware that due to COVID-19 safety guidelines all in-person exams have been suspended. As such, all final exams are currently being delivered through ProctorU, which has an approximate fee of $35 involved. There will be more information in your course shell, on how to apply, if your course has a final exam.
To successfully complete this course, students must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on
the overall course, and 50% or higher on the final mandatory exam.
Students applying this course towards any TRU Health Care program may be required to obtain a
minimum of 60% on the course overall to meet program requirements.
|Assignment 1: Emergency Equipment
|Assignment 2: Regional Anesthesia
|Final Exam (mandatory)
Open Learning Faculty Member
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of your course.