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May 14, 2021
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HSC 408 - Principles of Pharmacology
Principles of Pharmacology
Prerequisites: HSC 318 and 319

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the uses, effects, and mechanistic actions of drugs. Students will be introduced to topics such as the composition of drugs, how drugs interact with the human body and with other drugs, the toxicity that may result from specific drugs, and the medical and therapeutic uses for drugs. This course will introduce drugs and drug categories by the body/physiological system and that they act on and will rely on a foundation of Anatomy and Physiology. This knowledgebase will be valuable to students entering into the healthcare field, especially in areas such as nursing, medicine, physician assistants and physical therapy.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Sciences Department

Prerequisites HSC 408

General Requirements:
Course or Test: HSC 318
May not be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: HSC 319
May not be taken concurrently.

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