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

This course will provide the allied health professional with the fundamental knowledge necessary for a basic understanding of the principles and practice of pharmacology. Emphasis will be placed on the safe preparation and administration of medications to patients of various age groups. Simulated problems and case scenarios will be based upon situations that the allied health professional may encounter in a general medical office or clinic setting. It is essential that the student have an understanding of basic mathematical processes in order to perform practice problems with accuracy. Prerequisite: AHLT110M and BIOL106M. Note: A grade of "C" is required to pass this course for Medical Assistant and HLIM majors.