Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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AH 108 - Introduction to Pharmacology for Medical Assistants


3 Credit(s)

Course Description: Introduction of pharmacology, from safety and regulations, through medication preparation and dosages. This course will focus on patient conditions related to medications, interactions, and effects of medications on the human body.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Describe key principles of pharmacology, safety, and regulations.
  • CLO#2: Identify drugs by name and classification and describe effects on the human body.
  • CLO#3: Describe medication preparation, supplies, systems of measurement, and dosage calculations. (ILO: Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning)
  • CLO#4: Describe routes of drug administration.
  • CLO#5: Select and analyze drug information databases and communicate the results.



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