1003: Anesthesia and Sleep Apnea (Nurses)

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing education course, you should be able to:

  • Identify why sleep apnea is of concern to anesthetists, explaining the various risks
  • Describe the nature and effects of sleep and anesthesia on ventilation
  • Identify and discuss the effect of age and other physiological variables in sleep
  • Explain the various potential dangers of anesthesia and sleep disordered breathing

Course Content