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Pharm for Allied Health

Course Number: 31-509-308
Credits: 2
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Description: 31-509-308 PHARM FOR ALLIED HEALTH ...introduces students to medication classification, basic pharmacology principles, and supplements. Students apply basic pharmacodynamics to identify common medications and calculate dosages in preparation for medication administration. (Corequisites: 10-501-101, Medical Terminology; 31-509-302, Human Body in Health/Disease)
Total Credits: 2

Prior Learning Assessments

  • Credit by Exam

Course Competencies

  1. Practice drug safety
  2. Utilize drug references
  3. Explain pharmacology principles
  4. Interpret prescriptions
  5. Apply mathematical computations to solve equations relating to medication administration
  6. Relate the role of vitamins and alternative treatments in pharmacology
  7. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the nervous system
  8. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the musculoskeletal system
  9. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the cardiovascular system
  10. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the respiratory system
  11. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the urinary system
  12. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the gastrointestinal system
  13. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the integumentary system
  14. Apply pharmacology principles to the medications for the blood
  15. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the sensory system
  16. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the lymphatic and immune system
  17. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the endocrine system
  18. Apply pharmacology principles to medications for the reproductive system