John Shields, DNP, CRNA

John Shields is a cardiac CRNA practicing at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute in Nashville Tennessee. He has worked in a variety of settings including cardiovascular, thoracic, neurosurgical and other multispecialty practices. He is also assistant program director at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia with academic and clinical duties. He is a member of SPOCUS, Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Society of Echocardiography, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the European Society of Cardiology. Major interests include perioperative point of care ultrasound and the advancement of echocardiography for clinical practice.

ANPR 525, 526, 527, 528 Applied Anesthesia I-V (Simulation)
ANPR 500 Orientation
ANPR 535, 536 Equipment & Technology in Anesthesia I & II
ANAP 505 Respiratory Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology
ANPR 560 Advance Principles (CV Anesthesia)
ANPH 520 Applied Cardiothoracic Pharmacology
ANPR 570 Advanced Pathophysiology & Applied Nurse Anesthesia Management
DBAP 850 Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology: Cardiac and Respiratory Nurse Anesthesia Principles

Fellowship module:

  • PoCUS