MED* E250 - Principles of Pharmacology
Prerequisites: MED* E125, BIO* 105, ENG* E101 eligible.
Parallel: MED* E250L
This course provides an overview of current and commonly used practices, procedures, medications, and supplements. Topics include legal and ethical implications, terminology, and documentation, practices governing the use, dispensing, administration, and storage of pharmaceuticals. Medication preparation, dosage calculation, and administration skills are developed. Patient education regarding safe administration, side effects, and interactions is emphasized. Presentation is organized according to drug classification and body systems.