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

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
    offered online   

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

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Description Hours
Credits  2
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 30
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