SURG 103 - Pharmacology and Anesthesia
(TP/SS only) CE
Covers action and usage of commonly used drugs, the computation of drug dosages, solutions and the methods by which they are administered. PREREQUISITE(S): Admission to the surgical technology program or consent of program coordinator, and a grade of C or better in both BIOL 212 and MATH 110 or higher. Two hours each week. Formerly SG 103.
2 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Analyze the principles of anesthesia administration as well as be able to explain the necessity of each component of anesthesia preparation of the surgical patient.
- Compare and contrast methods, agents, and techniques of anesthesia administration and preparation.
- Correlate anesthesia monitoring devices with patient homeostasis.
- Explain anesthesia complications and interventions.
- Calculate medication conversions and dosages.
- Apply and define general terminology to medication use.
- Discuss the preparation and management of medications and solutions.
- Assess the action, uses, and modes of administration of medications, drugs, and anesthetic agents used in the care of the surgical patient.
- Explain the procedure for the identification, care, and handling of drugs and solutions.
- Identify the principles of drug use in the care of the surgical patient.
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