NURS 666

Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia I

2 Graduate credits
Effective January 14, 2019 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course is an introduction to specific anesthetic drugs and their clinical use by the anesthesia provider. Competence Statement: Knows specific anesthesia drugs and their use.

Special information

Restrictions: Admission into the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia program.

Learning outcomes


  • Understand the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles of drug action.
  • Describe the signs and stages of anesthesia.
  • Describe the mechanism of action of anesthetic drugs.
  • Know the doses of anesthetic drugs used in clinical practice.

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesia I Quaas, Mary Beth Books Course details