STS 0008 Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist (N)

This course teaches general pharmacological concepts and principles in the management of patient care. Effective administration of therapeutic drugs, indications, and contraindications are discussed, including effects of medication on body systems. Drug classifications and their principal action are reviewed. Correct drug and dose identification is emphasized, including medications handled by the surgical technologist on the sterile field. Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program is required.


130 hours


STS 0003, STS 0155C, STS 0040

Course Fee

Lab fee $50.