Anesthesiology and Resuscitation


Basic Sciences



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Holder of subject:

 Dr Tomislav Mirković, Assistant Professor
 Andrej Fink, MSHS, Lecturer

Education providers:

  • Dr Tomislav Mirković, Assistant Professor
  • Andrej Fink, MSHS, Lecturer
  • Renata Rajapakse, MSc, Senior Lecturer

Level of study:

First Bologna cycle professional education study program





Subject specific competences:

The student:

  • learn basics of general intravenous and inhalational anaesthesia
  • learn basics of regional anaesthesia
  • become familiar with the drugs used in anaesthesia and their pharmacological characteristics
  • learn how to use anaesthetic machine
  • adopt principles of monitoring of the patients: preoperatively, during surgery and in the recovery room
  • learn basics of acute and chronic pain treatment
  • learn basic and advanced life support of children and adults
  • be able to work according to the principles of health care regarding the physical status of the patient and use the equipment needed to anesthetise such patients
  • Use of theoretical and practical knowledge of resuscitation in practice;
  • Pain measurement as a part of daily assessment of a patient.


Mandatory and recommended references:

Mandatory references:

  • Heining M., Bogod D., Aitkehead A.: 1996. Essential anaesthesia – izbrana prevedena poglavja. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Carr ECJ, Mann EI. Pain management (Essential skills for Nurses); 2006. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. ISBN-10: 1405130717.
  • Healy TEJ, Cohen P. A practice of anesthesia 2000. London. Churchill Livingstone
  • Shaikh BA, Stacey S. 2002. Essentials of anesthetic equipment. London. Churchill Livingstone.
  • Web page - Evropskega sveta za oživljanje:
  • Petrun-Ulaga M., Spindler V. 1994. Klinična anesteziologija z zdravsteno nego: za medicisnke sestre in tehnike. Ljubljana. Inštitut za anesteziologijo, SZD.


Recommended references:

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Study obligations:

  • 100% obligatory attendance at seminars
  • seminar work

Assessment methods:

  • written examination (80%)
  • assignment (20%)