NRAN735: Applied Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Credits 3

Lecture and discussion focused on advanced pharmacological concepts in anesthetic administration including pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and toxicology profiles of primary anesthetic agents. Major drug classes include inhalation anesthetics, sedative-hypnotics, narcotic and non-narcotic analgesics, muscle relaxants and local anesthetics. Problem solving applications in the clinical area are utilized especially as they relate to proper drug selection, dose calculation and administration.

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