by Brian Warriner, MD

Anesthesiology for Beginners and Advanced Students

Are you uncertain about anesthetising patients with severe abdominal pain and evidence of internal damage? In this course you will gain a basic and advanced understanding of anesthesiology, helping you to manage such cases.

Dr. Brian Warriner, a renowned clinician and teacher, introduces you to anesthetic drugs and systems. For advanced learners, he expands on topics including the differences between general, regional and local anesthesia.

Moreover, this course includes:

  • Respiration and Cardiovascular System
  • Hemostasis and Acid Base Balance
  • The Pathophysiology of Pain
  • Analgesics and Case Reports

Course Details

  • Videos 90
  • Duration 5:50 h
  • Quiz questions 224
  • Articles 27


Your Educators of course Anesthesiology

 Brian Warriner, MD

Brian Warriner, MD

Dr. Brian Warriner has been an active clinician and teacher in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and has published in the anesthesia and medical literature. He received his MD from UBC and – in 2009 – the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Clinical Practitioner Award. Additionally, he was the Head of the UBC Department of Anesthesia from January 2002 until 2005 and the merged Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UBC Faculty of Medicine.

He has traveled to Uganda in the last 5 years, volunteering and helping in the operating room at Mulago Hospital and with the medical teaching at Makerere University. Currently he operates as a health system accreditor/surveyor for Accreditation Canada.

Dr. Warriner’s research has been focused on the use of blood substitutes in surgical patients, the value of pre-operative beta blockers, the reversal of muscle relaxants and the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting.

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By Fatma A. on 09. April 2021 for Neuropathic Pain – Pathophysiology of Pain

Very good at explaining a certain phenomenon with detailed information due to his personal and clinical experience

By Susmitha B. on 12. February 2021 for Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia – Neuraxial Blocks

He's a great teacher. I love how he explains the mechanisms of needle insertion in a way that I can visualize it.

Thanks for everything :D
By David-changsoo K. on 22. January 2021 for Perioperative Medicine – The Future of Anesthesia

Thanks for everything :D This was an awesome collection of information for anesthesiology!

Great teacher
By Yvette N. on 08. January 2021 for Hyperkalemic Cardiac Arrest – Drug Induced Emergencies

Thank you for highlighting the important aspects to remember during a Hyperkalemic Cardiac arrest.