Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist


General principles of pharmacology related to the surgical technologist in the perioperative environment. Topics include drug sources, classifications, regulatory issues, indications for use, complications, adverse reactions, routes of administration, calculation, and medication handling. Emphasis on the relationship of drugs to the surgical patient. Anesthesia and emergency situations are stressed. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): SGT107 and SGT110 and SGT112. Corequisite(s): SGT116 and SGT120. Summer Only.