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 5:49 h
  • Quiz questions 210
  • Articles 25


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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Well explained
By Dvsvb R. on 06. April 2020 for Anesthesia and Respiration — Respiration and Cardiovascular System

a nice topic ,told very accurately, covering key aspects that one must know Well explained , easy to understand, , Thank you

Amazing lectures
By Valerie M. on 01. April 2020 for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – Pathophysiology of Pain

Thank you so much, Dr Warriner, you are a brilliant professor!

Recognize your role
By Elvia A S. on 07. March 2020 for Cardiac Diseases – Patient and Doctor Induced Emergencies

Roles and which protocol to follow are defined. Quick overview. Excellent resource article.

By Jennah C. on 04. November 2019 for Anesthesia

I am an anaesthetic nurse and I’m watching this course of lectures to learn more about anaesthesia from the anaesthetists perspective. Dr Warriner explains things in very simple terms which enables me to follow along easily. I have already learnt many things I didn’t know before. Very worth while watching if anaesthesia is an area of interest for you.