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Course Descriptions

SGT 101 - Surgical Pharmacology and Anesthesia

2 Credits

This course provides a study of pharmaceutics used in surgery. The actions, usage and side effects of commonly administered medications and solutions and the methods by which they are administered are presented. Computation of medication doses and solution composition is introduced.

Prerequisite(s): SGT 100, SGT 110, BIO 144 and HIM 104 passing all courses with a C or better. Co-requisite(s): BIO 145, ENG 101 or ENG 200, PHL 103 and SGT 102.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Identify medications for patient use.
2. Mix medications for patient use.
3. Calculate and measure accurate doses of medications for patient use.
4. Define general terminology associated with medication use.
5. Demonstrate procedures for the care and handling of medications and solutions.
6. Identify the principles of medication use in the care of the surgical patient.
7. Explain the principles of anesthesia administration.
8. Explain components of anesthesia preparation of the surgical patient.
9. Compare and contrast methods, agents and techniques of anesthesia administration and preparation.
10. Correlate use of anesthesia monitoring devices with patient homeostasis.
11. Describe anesthesia complications and interventions used to manage complications.
12. State the classification, use, action, modes of administration, side effects and contraindications of medications used in the care of the surgical patient.

Course Offered Spring

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Spring Semester 2022
Summer Session 2022