Jul 19, 2019  
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SGT 127+ - Surgical Pharmacology

2 credits
A course to introduce surgical pharmacology. General principles of pharmacology and anesthesia as they relate to the surgical technologist within the operative environment will be addressed. Topics include drug sources, abbreviations and medical terminology related to pharmacology and anesthesia, classifications and regulatory issues, indications and contraindications for use, complications, adverse reactions, drug interactions, routes of administration, relevant anatomy and physiology, dosage calculation and medication handling by the surgical technologist. Emphasis on the relationship of the drug to the surgical patient during the pre-, intra-, and postoperative phases will be highlighted. A basic understanding of anesthesia and anesthetic application will be included. [SUMMER] One hour of lecture and two hours of lab per week.
Prerequisite(s): SGT 125+   Corequisite: SGT 126+  SGT 128+  



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