Overview of Course:
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to expand their understanding of the pharmacology of NSAIDs and to gain appreciation and awareness of the potential for anesthesia related drug interactions.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify the anatomy and physiology of acetylcholine and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
2. Describe the method of action of neuromuscular blocking drugs.
3. Describe the available methods for monitoring neuromuscular blockade.
4. Discuss the options available to reverse neuromuscular blockade and optimal timing of delivery.
5. List post-operative implications of residual neuromuscular blockade.
The course has been prior approved by the AANA for 1 Class A CE credit; AANA Code number 1033084; Course Expiration Date 05/22/2019.
The AANA is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10862.