Oct 04, 2023
ANE 214 - Anesthesia Pharmacology
4 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: ANE 114 and ANE 116
Co-requisites: CHM 109
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.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify the differences of various categories of anesthetic and adjunct medications, brand and generic names.
- Describe the differences among various types of intravenous medications.
- Describe the differences among various types of inhalational medications.
- List the basic pharmacodynamics used in anesthesia medications.
- Describe the types of intravenous fluids and blood products necessary for homeostasis.
- Types of agents
- Muscle relaxants
- Local anesthetics
- Cardiac drugs
- Reversal agents
- Parenteral agent
- Blood products
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:
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/19/2016
- Technological Competency
- Information Literacy
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