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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHRM 1120 - Pharmacy Calculations & Pharmacology

3 credit(s)
The following course must be taken before or at the same time: PHRM 1110 Introduction to Pharmacy Technology PHRM 1130 Pharmacy Practice Lab , & PHRM 1220 Prescription Basics  
The introduction of the Roman numerals, metric, avoirdupois, and apothecary systems of measure and calculations as it relates to pharmaceutical orders. Study body parts and systems and common disease states of each major system. The student will learn various drug dosage forms, routes of administration. The student will become familiar with top 200 commonly prescribed drugs. Understand common drugs, pronunciation, interactions that treat each major body system diseases. The student will study classification, common side effects and interactions of generally prescribed medications for each major body system. Study basic biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of medication. Identify common drug information resources. (45/0/0/0)