SUR 170: Surgical Pharmacology

online available

In this course, students will define anesthesia and be introduced to the duties and roles performed by the operating room (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 be exposed to anesthesia equipment, supplies, terminology and medications used in surgery.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Surgical Technology program

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered online    

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered online    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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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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