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MED 170 PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANT • 5 Cr.

Department

Medical Assisting

Description:

This course offers instruction in the principles of pharmacology for medical assistants. Students will use applied mathematics to prepare proper dosages of medication for administration and verify those doses/dosages prior to administration. Students will learn to update medication lists utilizing an electronic medical record system. Students will learn techniques to help them explain medication treatment plans to patients to ensure patient understanding and compliance. NOTE: Students need to have entry codes to register.

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