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Spring 2023
Jul 18,2024
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HP 153 - Introduction to Pharmacology
Associated Term: Spring 2023
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. State the main medical uses for drugs
2. List the main sources for drugs, giving examples from each source
3. Explain the significance of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970
4. List the controlled substance schedules and cite examples of drugs listed in each
5. Identify available drug references including the Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR), and be able to use them effectively
6. Classify drugs according to preparation and therapeutic action
7. Utilize accepted drug abbreviations and systems of measurements
8. Describe and demonstrate universal and standard precautions
9. Explain how to prevent needle stick injuries in health care settings
10. State the actions, uses, contraindications, adverse reactions, dosages, and routes for various classes of drugs
11. List the safety issues that apply when administering medications
12. Identify US consumer safety precautions and drug relations
13. Define key terms
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