Michele Ardigo, DNP, CRNA
Associate Program Director of Quality Improvement and Innovation
Texas Wesleyan University Graduate Programs of Nurse Anesthesia
Dr. Ardigo is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and the Associate Program Director at Texas Wesleyan University Programs of Nurse Anesthesia. Texas Wesleyan GPNA faculty strive to develop creative and revelevant curriculum in the field of anurse anesthesia. This research was conducted when TWU GPNA first year didadtic students were introduced to an innovative and cutting edge diagnostic screening tool that is largely unused by anesthesia providers. The researchers hoped to demonstrate that use of this tool, with minimal training, could be a teaching technique that is viable to introduce into practice at any level of anesthesia expertise.