Course Description

Course Description

SUFA 288 C01W - Surgical Pharmacology  -  (2)  

        Carrie  Nutsch   /  1/21/2014 - 5/15/2014

This Course is a review of pharmacokinetics as well as pharmacodynamics of common drugs used in each Surgical specialty. The course also allows for discussion of drug regulations, therapeutic levels, military time and dosage calculations. there will be discussion and/or reseach of anti-infective agents, antibiotic therapy, contrast media, ses, anti-deoplastic chemotheapy agents, as well as drugs that affect the blood clotting, fluid balance and irrigation fluids. there will be discussion of herbal medication and dietary supplements and how they affect the surgical patient. The course includes a discussion of the use and types of IV fluids, electrolyte, and blood replacement therapy. Emergency medications are discussed in this unit. Prerequisites: Application and admission into the program.