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PHT 102 - Pharmacology 2 for Pharmacy Technicians

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: PHT 101  

This course is a continuation of Pharmacology 1 for Pharmacy Technicians (PHT 101 ). Topics include pharmacology of the vascular and renal systems, gastro-intestinal tract and endocrine system. Chemotherapy of cancer and the pharmacology of infectious diseases are discussed. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify and explain the action of drugs according to therapeutic classification.
  2. Compare theories of drug action and processes mediating that action.
  3. Explain drug standards and legislation as applied to classification of drugs.
  4. Identify drug dosage ranges.
  5. Identify drugs by generic and trade name.
  6. Explain pertinent adverse reactions and side effects of drugs.
  7. Compare body system actions and reactions to drug therapy.
Listed Topics
  1. Antiallergic antihistamine drugs
  2. Bronchodilator drugs
  3. Antacids
  4. Diarrhea and constipation
  5. Endocrine system
  6. Steroids of the adrenal gland
  7. Drugs of the thyroid gland
  8. Pancreatic hormones and hyperglycemic drugs
  9. General concepts of antibiotic drugs
  10. Antibiotics
  11. Enteral/parenteral nutrition
  12. Vitamins and minerals
  13. Antineoplastics
Reference Materials
Lectures, discussion, handouts, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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