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RX2700 - Drug Therapeutics III with Lab - 3 Credits

This course provides students detailed information on the therapeutic use and side effects of prescription medications, nonprescription medications, and alternative therapies. For each medication studied, students learn the brand and generic name, standard pronunciation, dosage forms, and routes of administration. Therapeutic areas covered include the gastrointestinal, cardiac, and respiratory systems, plus muscle relaxants, narcotic analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, immunizations, and neoplastic agents. This course teaches the American Heart Association’s cardiopulmonary resuscitation of adults, children, and infants. Safety concerns and disaster responses in the health care environment are explored. Lab activities are embedded in the course. (1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab per week)

Prerequisites: EN1150 and RX2500

Delivery: on ground