PHM 1202 - Pharmacology

This course provides practical knowledge of pharmacology including pharmaceutical nomenclature and classification, mechanisms of drug actions, interactions, indications and contraindications, side effects, and methods of administering therapeutic agents primarily in the nervous, endocrine, skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems. Also includes methods of administration of therapeutic agents with an emphasis on the renal, reproductive, vascular, sensory, dermatology, immunology and hematology systems. Benefits and disadvantages of over-the-counter or nonprescription medication will also be addressed.

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