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Pharmacology for Health Care Professionals


This course provides a foundation for the use of medications across multiple health care professions. It focuses on a general understanding of the actions and use of various groups of pharmacologic agents. Included in the course is an overview of medications, the effect on different organ systems and the disease process, therapeutic effects, drug calculations, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. The course is designed to prepare students to further their education in multiple health care fields. 


Pharmacology for Health Care Professionals has been UC a-g approved to meet the elective (“g” – Interdisciplinary) requirement.



Pre-requisite: Medical terminology (Recommended)


Course Length: One semester