|Prerequisites||BIOL 521, BIOL 522, MSNA 530, MSNS 511, PHRM 523|
|Postrequisites||MSNA 501, MSNA 533, MSNA 534, MSNA 621|
Pharmacology in Nurse Anesthesia
This course examines the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of anesthetic and accessory drugs used in anesthesia practice. Receptor site physiology, mechanisms of action, factors modifying drug effects, toxicity, and indications and contraindications for use are emphasized. Principles of biochemistry are integrated.