Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 3rd Edition

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist

3rd Edition

By Katherine Snyder, CST, FAST, BS, Program Director, Surgical Technology, School of Health Sciences and Wellness, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY and Chris Keegan, CST, MS, FAST, Professor and Chair, Sugical Technology Department, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN

Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology
1. Basic Pharmacology
2. Medication Development, Regulation and Resources
3. Pharmacology Math
4. Drug Administration
Unit 2: Applied Surgical Pharmacology
5. Antibiotics
6. Diagnostic Agents
7. Diuretics
8. Hormones
9. Drugs That Affect Coagulation
10. Ophthalmic Agents
11. Fluids and Irrigation Agents
12. Antineoplastic Chemotherapy Agents
Unit 3: Anesthesia
13. Preoperative Medications
14. Patient Monitoring and Local and Regional Anesthesia
15. General Anesthesia
16. Emergency Situations
Index of Drugs
Drugs by Surgical Specialty