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Pharmacology for the Medical Assistant (MLA220)

2.0 Semester Hours

This course examines how drugs are processed and utilized in the body, and medication classification and administration. Therapeutic and adverse effects of drugs are considered. Patient education related to drug therapy is emphasized. A component of mathematics utilizing metric and apothecary systems to calculate the dosage of medications is included.

Prereq: Program admission; HIT105 or HIT110; BIO260 or concurrent enrollment.

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