Sass Elisha

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An intimate knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and specific issues related to anesthesia case management for thyroidectomy is essential to provide high-quality care. Airway management may be difficult despite a normal airway examination due to impingement of a thyroid mass on the laryngeal and tracheal structures.(More)
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences and attitudes of student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) related to clinical instruction. This descriptive study used a cross-sectional survey method with a regionally stratified randomly selected sample of SRNA members from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists data bank. A total of(More)
An innovative partnership with Kaiser Permanente's Institute for Culturally Competent Care (ICCC) enabled the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia/California State University Fullerton (KPSA) to present a formal, 4-module cultural competency certification program within the nurse anesthesia curriculum. The goals of developing the cultural competency(More)
The incidence of angiopathology involving the aorta and microvasculature is expected to become more prevalent because of increased life expectancy and incidence of obesity. With the advent of endovascular aortic repair (EVAR), patients who were not considered surgical candidates for abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy because of their tenuous physical status(More)
An educational curriculum using adult learning principles in an active learning format was developed for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist clinical educators (CRNACEs) to help improve the quality of the clinical learning experiences for student nurse anesthetists (SNAs). This exploratory study sought to determine the extent to which an 8-hour(More)
S OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT " ~ t T H E 16TH C O N G R E S S O F '~ T H E I S R A E L I P H Y T O P A T H O L O G I C A L S O C I E T Y February 20-21, 1995 ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel Opening Lecture Sustainable Agriculture A Logical Approach to Ecological Agriculture Y. Saranga Dept. of Field Crops, Vegetables and Genetics, The Hebrew(More)