SURT 117 Anesthesia

This course offers a comprehensive study of peri-anesthesia methods, agents, and techniques used in the surgical settings including: local, regional and general anesthetic agents.  Patient monitoring is discussed and demonstrated including normal patient values. Blood replacement and IV fluids are researched.  Anesthesia complications including bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, transfusion reaction, laryngospasm, cardiac arrest and malignant hyperthermia are discussed. Airway management,respiratory emergencies, allergic reactions, and cardiac arrest are discussed.  CPR re-certification is offered at the end of the course.

Credits

1 Credit

Prerequisite

Application and admission into the program or current surgical technology program student.

SURT 117Anesthesia

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Technical

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

16

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Application and admission into the program or current surgical technology program student.

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course offers a comprehensive study of peri-anesthesia methods, agents, and techniques used in the surgical settings including: local, regional and general anesthetic agents.  Patient monitoring is discussed and demonstrated including normal patient values. Blood replacement and IV fluids are researched.  Anesthesia complications including bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, transfusion reaction, laryngospasm, cardiac arrest and malignant hyperthermia are discussed. Airway management,respiratory emergencies, allergic reactions, and cardiac arrest are discussed.  CPR re-certification is offered at the end of the course.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Exams

1.       Quizzes or weekly examinations

2.         Final examination

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Formative and Summative assessments are used in this course

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

potential for a "field trip" off campus in this course