Apr 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

MPAS 5404 Clinical Pharmacology


4 SCH. This course introduces principles of pharmacology to develop understanding and application of effective and safe therapeutic regimens for patients. Course objectives involve learning basic principles of pharmacology such as pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug absorption, metabolism and excretion. These basic components are applied to understanding commonly prescribed drugs and drug classes including their therapeutic application, mechanisms of action, adverse effects, and drug interactions. An integral part of the course is writing prescriptions and dosage calculation. Assessment is conducted using written examinations.
Offered Spring
Letter Grade