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Mock Anesthesia / OR Setup/ Gas Machine Check / IV Insertion Lab

This course is for student-registered nurse anesthetists to learn and practice essential skills in a simulated environment. Students will have the opportunity to:
  • Prepare an operating room for safe anesthesia induction according to protocol
  • Review intravenous catheter insertion skills

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, students should be able to demonstrate:

  • Appropriate anesthesia gas machine check-out according to FDA standards
  • Standard drug and room setup
  • The proper sequence of pre-induction and induction phases of anesthesia
  • The appropriate IV insertion technique on the virtual IV trainer and on a peer

Expected outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the learner will:

  • Demonstrate proper setup of operating room for safe anesthesia induction.
  • Understand the proper sequence of anesthesia during the prediction and induction phases.


  • Student-registered nurse anesthetists

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