Total IV Anesthesia (TIVA) in Today’s Healthcare Environment with a Focus on EEG Monitoring

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Class A Credits: 1

Pharmacology Credits: 0.25

Format: Video

Course Launch Date: 10/1/21

Course Expires: 9/30/22

Currently, TIVA is heavily utilized for neuromonitoring cases in the United States but is limited for use in traditional anesthesia cases. It is often performed to reduce PONV when past severe postoperative nausea and vomiting occured but is still underutilized for other patients undergoing anesthesia. 

This course is sponsored by an educational grant from Medtronic. 

The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.


Post-Test Attempt Notice
A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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  • Define Total Intravenous Anesthesia (TIVA).
  • Identify common agents utilized for TIVA.
  • Describe principles for safe and effective intravenous management during TIVA.
  • Understand how a BIS can assist the anesthesia provider in tailoring TIVA anesthetic to an individual patient requirement.
  • Relate the benefit of utilizing a BIS monitor and an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol Program to improve patient outcomes.

Scott McGowan, DNP, CRNA

Levi Scott Mcgowan, DNP has been a practicing CRNA since 2006 and has developed a passion for Total Intravenous Anesthesia. He is always excited to share the benefits of TIVA with his peers or aspiring SRNAs. His anesthetic practice has evolved over the years to incorporate current peer reviewed research to improve the patient’s experience. Scott shares a passion for giving back to the profession through scholarships, medical missions, and improving the anesthesia experience for all. 


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