Predictors of situation awareness in student registered nurse anesthetists.

  title={Predictors of situation awareness in student registered nurse anesthetists.},
  author={Suzanne M. Wright and Michael D. Fallacaro},
  journal={AANA journal},
  volume={79 6},
Situation awareness (SA) is defined as one's perception of the elements of the environment, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status in the near future. The concept of SA is well known in the aviation industry, which is characterized by complexity and dynamism. The discipline of anesthesia shares these same environmental characteristics, yet the study of SA in this setting is in its infancy. Guided by Endsley's theory of SA, the purpose of this study was to provide… CONTINUE READING

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