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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6460

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-03-04
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1592 2008-03-20
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HDC-006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Mary Webb x9133 mwebb@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6460 Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia I

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Pharma for Nur Anesthesia I
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Admission into CRNA Program

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course focuses on the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and general pharmacological principles of anesthetic drugs and adjunctive agents. Restricted to majors.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    The course is an essential component of the program and is currently being offered under selected topics.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Required sequence in the major.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, two times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Instructor must be a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with a master's degree and must be knowledgeable in the field of pharacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of anesthetic agents and adjunctive therapes.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    During this course the students will have the opportunity to:

    1. Interpret the general principles of uptake and distribution of inhalation anesthetic agents.

    2. Compare the pharmacological and clinical use of the modern inhalation anesthetics.

    3. Evaluate the pharmacological and clinical usage of various narcotic agents used in anesthesia including narcotic antagonists, tolerance, and addiction.

    4. Distinguish the pharmacological and clinical use of non-narcotic agents used in anesthesia, including the barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and non-barbiturate induction drugs.

    5. Examine the indication for the use of various induction agents, local anesthetics, anticholinesterase and anticholinergic drugs, muscle relaxants, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

    6. Discuss the effect of psychopharmacological therapy, chemotherapy, nutritional therapy and antiepileptic drugs upon anesthesia care.

    7. Discuss the effect and appropriate choice of antibiotics and antiviral agents utilized in surgical care.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    During this course the students will have the opportunity to:

    1. Interpret the general principles of uptake and distribution of inhalation anesthetic agents.

    2. Compare the pharmacological and clinical use of the modern inhalation anesthetics.

    3. Evaluate the pharmacological and clinical usage of various narcotic agents used in anesthesia including narcotic antagonists, tolerance, and addiction.

    4. Distinguish the pharmacological and clinical use of non-narcotic agents used in anesthesia, including the barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and non-barbiturate induction drugs.

    5. Examine the indication for the use of various induction agents, local anesthetics, anticholinesterase and anticholinergic drugs, muscle relaxants, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

    6. Discuss the effect of psychopharmacological therapy, chemotherapy, nutritional therapy and antiepileptic drugs upon anesthesia care.

    7. Discuss the effect and appropriate choice of antibiotics and antiviral agents utilized in surgical care.

    C. Major Topics

    Topical Outline:

    Date Topic Faculty Required Readings

    8-27-07 General principles: Pharmacodynamic, Pharmacokinetics

    Anaphylaxis & drug interactions

    Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 1

    Nagelhout Chpt: 4, 5, 6

    9-3-07 Holiday

    Web assignment for this week due 9-7 Staff

    9-10-07 Quiz 1

    Inhaled Anesthetics

    Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 2

    Nagelhout Chpt: 7

    9-17-07 Exam I

    IV Induction Agents: Barbiturates, Propofol, Ketamine, Etomidate, Benzodiazepines Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 4, 5, 6

    Nagelhout Chpt: 8

    9-24-07 IV Induction Continued

    Local Anesthetics Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 7

    Nagelhout Chpt: 9

    10-1-07 Quiz 2

    Local Anesthetics

    Neuromuscular Physiology & NMB Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 7, 8

    Nagelhout Chpt: 9, 11

    10-8-07 Exam II

    Neuromuscular blocking agents Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 8

    Nagelhout Chpt: 11

    10-15-07 Opioid agonist and antagonists Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 3

    Nagelhout Chpt: 10

    10-22-07 Quiz 3

    Anticholinesterase drugs & Cholinergic agonists, & anticholinergics

    Case Studies Due (4) Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 9,10

    Nagelhout Chpt: 11

    10-29-07 Exam 3

    Nonsteroidal Anti inflammatory agents

    Case Studies Due (2) Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 11

    11-5-07 CNS agents: depressants, psychotroics

    Case Studies Due (4) Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 19, 30, 31, 33

    Nagelhout Chpt: 13

    11-12-07 Quiz 4

    Prostaglandins, Plasma Kinins, Rennin and Serotonin. & Histamine receptor agonists

    Case Studies Due (5) Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 20, 21, 22

    11-19-07 Exam 4

    Antibiotics and Antiviral agents Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 28

    Nagelhout Chpt: 13

    11-26-07 Chemotherapeutics, Nutritional supplementation & hyperalimentation Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 29, 34, 37

    Nagelhout Chpt: 13

    12-3-07 Quiz 5

    Vitamins & minerals & herbals

    Blood Components, substitutes and heomostatic drugs Staff Stoelting, Hillier Chpt: 35, 36

    Nagelhout chpt: 18

    12-10-07 Final Exam Staff

    D. Textbooks

    Required Text:

    Stoelting, R. K. , Hillier, S.C. (Eds.). (2006). Pharmacology and physiology in anesthesia practice. (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences.

    Nagelhout, JJ., Zaglaniczny KL (Eds). (2005) Nurse Anesthesia (3rd ed). Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences.

    Recommended Text:

    Barash, P. G. (Eds.). (2005). Clinical Anesthesia (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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