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Fall 2018 Course Catalog 
Fall 2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 150 - Introduction to Pharmacology

2 credits

The course introduces the student to basic principles of pharmacology. Core concepts are presented including, drug terminology, dosage calculation, drug formulation and administration, bodily effects, adverse effects, drug interactions, precautions and contraindications. Drugs are organized according to class with an emphasis on their prescription for specific diseases. Students are also introduced to past and present legislation regarding the most widely used drugs in clinical practice.

Prerequisites: BIOL 160 - Basic Pathophysiology