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Master Course Outline
Pharmacology

Course Number: HO 172
Credits: 2
Hours per Quarter: 20

Lecture Hours:20


Description
An overview of the principles of pharmacology and general drug classifications and formulations. Legal aspects of medication administration will be discussed. The students will be introduced to the care and handling of many medications and receive an awareness of drug related problems. This class is open to Medical Assisting students, Nursing students, and other interested health professionals.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
Identify the basic principles of pharmacology, drug classifications, dosing, interactions and adverse events.
Identify the effects of drugs used for various surgeries
Practice handling and administering medications in all forms
List the safety issues that apply when administering medications, including routes of administrations.
Practice dosage calculations using principles of basic arithmatic


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
HO 172
Winter 2014
6427
Tami Mitchell
HO 172
Winter 2014
3927
Tami Mitchell
HO 172
Winter 2009
6427
Kelly Thelen
HO 172
Winter 2009
3995
Kelly Thelen
HO 172
Winter 2005
6428
Barbara Hays
HO 172
Winter 2005
6427
Barbara Hays


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
X
X
X
 
 
X
X
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)