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TitlePharmacology and Anesthesia
Course NumberSTS 1340C
DepartmentHealth Sciences
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

Description$11.00 lab fee. This course is designed to introduce students to most commonly used pharmacological agents utilized for surgical patients in each phase of the perioperative experience and those utilized in the treatment of complications and emergencies. Emphasis is placed on preoperative medications, anesthetics and medications utilized within the sterile field stressing identification, preparation, measurements, management within the sterile field, handling/transfer, and usage. Other topics include pain management, airway and respiratory management, IV fluid and electrolyte replacement therapy, and a comparison of the types of anesthesia, physiological effects, complications and treatment. Includes 15 hours of hands on training.
InstructorLibby McNarron
OfficeHealth Sciences Building, Room 326 (HS 326)
Instructor Emaillmcnaron@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551, ext. 5835
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
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