Sep 21, 2023
ALH 125 - Pharmacology
3 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: BIO 103 , BIO 161 and BIO 162
This course is designed for the Nursing/Allied Health student to acquire comprehensive knowledge of pharmacotherapeutic agents in clinical use. A body systems approach will be utilized. Drug classification, mechanism of action, therapeutic effects, generic equivalents and implications of administration will be emphasized.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Discuss pharmacologic fundamentals (e.g. pharmacokinetics, pharmacotherapeutics) of drugs affecting various body systems.
- Recognize her/his role in the application of pharmacologic principles.
- Synthesize knowledge of pharmacology in the practice of patient care to promote, restore and maintain health.
- General Concepts
- Basic Principles of Pharmacology
- Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
- Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
- Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
- Drugs Affecting the UrinarySystem
- Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
- Drugs Affecting the Digestive and Respiratory Systems
- Anti Infectives
- Cancer Chemotherapy
Lehne, R. (1994). PharmacoloQY, Philadelphia, Saunders,
Pharmacology Packet-CCAC Bookstore
1998 Drug Reference
McCaffery, M., Beebe, A., (1989). Pain: Clinical manual for nursina practice, St. Louis, Mosby.
Approved By: Lauth, Larence Date Approved: 01/17/1983
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