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AHLT123M - Introduction to Pharmacology (3-0-3)

Provides the allied health professional with the fundamental knowledge necessary for a basic understanding of the principles and practice of pharmacology. Emphasis is on the safe preparation and administration of medications to patients of various age groups. Simulated problems and case scenarios are based upon situations that the allied health professional may encounter in a general medical office or clinic setting. Students must have an understanding of basic mathematical processes in order to perform practice problems with accuracy.

Prerequisites: AHLT110M and BIOL106M and MATH090M with a grade of “C” or better and a score of 85% or better on PMEX (Pharmacology Math Placement Exam) and placement into ENGL110M. Note: A grade of “C” or better is required to pass this course for the Medical Assistant majors.