ANE630 Anesthesia Pharmacology I

Course Description

The anesthesia pharmacology course examines the unique pharmacologic agents that are specific to anesthesia administration. Focus will be placed on inhalation agents, induction drugs, neuromuscular blocker, adrenergic agents, and local anesthetics.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appraise general pharmacological principles.
  • Evaluate the mechanism of drug receptor sites binding and drug interactions.
  • Examine the effects of drugs on the nervous system.
  • Defend the principles of pharmcodynamics and pharmacokinetics to anesthesia practice.