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Active as of Fall Semester 2016

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

2. Course Prefix & Number:
MEDA 1142

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 2

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.