ANES 528 Advanced Anesthesia Pharmacology

Pharmacology of drugs used in anesthesia with emphasis on chemical structure, pharmacokinetics and dynamics of the volatile and non-volatile inhalation agents, intravenous anesthetic and accessory/adjuvant drugs (induction agents, muscle relaxants, opioids, benzodiazepines, butyrophenones, anticholinergics, and anticholinesterases), and local anesthetics.  The signs and stages of anesthesia will be covered along with theories of narcosis.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Admission to the DNAP program and cumulative GPA of 3.00

General Education

Offered

  • Summer