ST1303: Pharmacology for Surg Techs

Credits 3 Lab Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3 Clinical Hours 0
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This online course is designed to introduce the scientific principles of pharmacology. This course defines the rationale for use of specific drugs, their effects and major side effects on the surgical patient, how they may alter or influence surgical intervention and the role the surgical technologist plays in handling and labeling medications as defined by the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th edition. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.


Admission to the Surgical Technology program