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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 202 - Pharmacology (for Nurses)

3 credits

This course guides students through fundamental principles of pharmacology. Topics include: pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics. Focus is on drug classification and the prototypical drug of each class. Special emphasis is given to drug indications, contraindications, interactions, precautions, and adverse reactions. This course will enable health care professionals to apply pharmacologic information to clinical practice allowing for safe and effective drug therapy.

Prerequisites:  BIOL 121 Anatomy and Physiology 1 (and Lab)  and must be enrolled in the Nursing A.A.S. program.