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SGT 112+ - Pharmacology & Anesthesia for the Surgical Technologist

2 credits
General principles of pharmacology and anesthesia as related to the surgical technologist in the surgical environment. Topics include: drug sources, classification and regulatory issues, indications for use and complications, adverse reactions, routes of administration, calculation, and medication handling by the surgical technologist on the surgical field. Emphasis on the relationship of the drug to the surgical patient during the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases will be highlighted. A basic understanding of anesthesia and its uses will be included. This course is offered in the summer session.  [SUMMER] Four hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 211+  , BIO 212+  , BIO 202+  . Corequisite: MED 106  .



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