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Course Number: 10550207
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-550-207 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY ... Overview of psychopharmacology including drug categorization history, drug categorization, and drug classification. Includes analysis of neurophysiology of the brain and endocrine system, effects of substances on the body, analysis of delivery systems, and analysis of medical aspects of SUDs. Also includes etiology of addiction, psychopharmacological aspects of withdrawal management, analysis of medications used to treat SUDs and mental health disorders, and SUD medical impacts on the body.

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Explore neurophysiology of the brain
  2. Explore the functions of endocrine system
  3. Examine drug chatagorization history
  4. Analyze effects of substances
  5. Analyze medical aspects of SUDs
  6. Analyze delivery systems
  7. Analyze medications used to treat SUDs and mental health disorders
  8. Examine SUD medical impacts on the human body
  9. Explore etiology of addiction
  10. Categorize the psychopharmacological aspects of withdrawal management