Anaesthetic Pharmacology

CPD
52m

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Lecture Overview

There are many different types of anaesthetics and many special surgical considerations that need to be respected prior to administration of invasive medical procedures. This session will answer questions about selecting medications and what to monitor during surgery.

Educators

Portrait of Suzanne Querruel
Suzanne Querruel

Suzi Querruel has been working in the perioperative field for the past decade. Her passion lies in perianaesthesia nursing, and she has been seeking to advance the field over the past few years. She is a tutor and lecturer for Western Sydney University [WSU] in the Bachelor of Nursing program and WSU The College in their Academic Pathways Programs. She is the unit coordinator at WSU The College for the subjects 'health communication' and 'skills in health science'. She was previously anaesthetic coordinator at Westmead Private Hospital and also has held sessional nurse educator positions at the Australian College of Nursing, Wesley Health Management, and the University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney University, and the University of Tasmania. She has been a nurse educator for Ausmed Education for the past three years and has collaborated on the program development for the perianaesthesia, perioperative, day surgery, and surgical nursing seminars. She has held the position of national vice president and NSW/ACT president of the Australian Society of Post Anaesthesia & Anaesthesia Nurses [ASPAAN] for two years and has recently seen the transition of ASPAAN to the Australian College of PeriAnaesthesia Nurses [ACPAN]. Suzi holds a bachelor of nursing, graduate diploma in nursing (anaesthetics & PACU), masters of nursing education), certificate IV in workplace training & assessment, and a neuro-linguistic programming [NLP] practitioner certificate. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD52m of CPD
First Published26 November 2018
Updated26 November 2018
Expires
17 June 2021
Topics
Perioperative Nursing
Surgical
Vascular Surgery
Neurosurgery
Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Perianaesthesia Nursing
Medication Safety
Medications
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