Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


SURG-244 Pharmacology and Anesthesia 3

This course is designed to introduce students to most commonly used pharmacological agents utilized for surgical patients in each phase of the perioperative experience and those utilized in the treatment of complications and emergencies. Emphasis is placed on preoperative medications, anesthetics and medications utilized within the sterile field stressing identification, preparation, measurements, management within the sterile field, handling/transfer, and usage. Other topics include pain management, airway and respiratory management, IV fluid and electrolyte replacement therapy, and a comparison of the types of anesthesia, physiological effects, complications and treatment. 
Prerequisites: SURG-229 SURG-230 SURG-233 SURG-234 SURG-235  
Offered: Fall, Spring
Faculty Permission Required
Fee - Course/Program (F) $50.00