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SUR 170: Surgical Pharmacology

In this course, students will define anesthesia, and be introduced to the duties and roles performed by the OR team during drug administration. Students will learn to identify the actions, uses, side effects, contraindications and administration of drugs and anesthetic agents in the care of the surgical patients. Safe practices and sterile techniques used in anesthesia procedures will be emphasized. Students will become familiar with anesthesia equipment, supplies, terminology and medications used in surgery.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to the Surgical Technology program

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