SUR 108: Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist

Credits 2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0
Clinical Credits

A study of basic pharmacology as it relates to the practice of the surgical technologist.  Topics covered include basic conversions, calculations, classifications, desired effects and side effects, terminology, care and safe handling of medications, as well as a comprehensive review of surgical medications.  Upon completion of the course, students should be able to recognize and properly manage pharmacologic agents commonly used in the surgical environment.


PREREQUISITE: Admission to the program and/or as required by the Department