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Pharmacology in the Medical Office MAST 1030

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 4 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1012, Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Introduces medication therapy with emphasis on safety; classification of medications; their actions; side effects; medication and food interactions and adverse reactions. Also introduces basic methods of arithmetic used in the administration of medications. Topics include: introductory pharmacology; dosage calculation; sources and forms of medications; medication classification; and medication effects on the body systems.


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