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ANE 214 - Anesthesia Pharmacology


Credits: 4
4 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: ANE 114  and ANE 116  
Co-requisites: CHM 109  

Description
This course covers the theory and concepts in the proper use and safe practice of delivery and storage of anesthesia medications. Drugs commonly used in the practice of anesthesia will be studied. Emphasis is placed on the proper identification of these drugs by trade and generic names, their basic pharmacological action, and how they are used in a clinical setting. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the differences of various categories of anesthetic and adjunct medications, brand and generic names.
  2. Describe the differences among various types of intravenous medications.
  3. Describe the differences among various types of inhalational medications.
  4. List the basic pharmacodynamics used in anesthesia medications.
  5. Describe the types of intravenous fluids and blood products necessary for homeostasis.
Listed Topics
  1. Types of agents
  2. Barbiturates
  3. Muscle relaxants
  4. Inhalational
  5. Narcotics
  6. Anxiolytics
  7. Local anesthetics
  8. Cardiac drugs
  9. Reversal agents
  10. Antiemetics
  11. Parenteral agent
  12. Crystalloid
  13. Colloids
  14. Blood products
Reference Materials
Textbooks, library resources, journal, videos and online resources.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Technological Competency
  • Information Literacy
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/19/2016


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