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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

2. Course Prefix & Number:
MEDA 1142

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 1

Lecture Hours: 1

4. Course Description:

This course develops the students' awareness of basic pharmacological concepts. It covers drug laws, standards and safe medication administration. Students learn about the actions of medications in the body, i.e. absorption, biotransformation, metabolism, and excretion. The various classifications of medications are discussed, along with how to use medication references.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

MEDA 1142 - Pharmacology

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Admission to the Medical Assistant Program is required for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

MEDA 1142 - Pharmacology

There are no corequisites for this course.