PHT 102 - Pharmacology 2 for Pharmacy Technicians
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.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify and explain the action of drugs according to therapeutic classification.
- Compare theories of drug action and processes mediating that action.
- Explain drug standards and legislation as applied to classification of drugs.
- Identify drug dosage ranges.
- Identify drugs by generic and trade name.
- Explain pertinent adverse reactions and side effects of drugs.
- Compare body system actions and reactions to drug therapy.
- Antiallergic antihistamine drugs
- Bronchodilator drugs
- Diarrhea and constipation
- Endocrine system
- Steroids of the adrenal gland
- Drugs of the thyroid gland
- Pancreatic hormones and hyperglycemic drugs
- General concepts of antibiotic drugs
- Enteral/parenteral nutrition
- Vitamins and minerals
Lectures, discussion, handouts, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010
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