PHT 124 Pharmacology I for Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacology I and II: These courses provide the learner to be able to work with different prescription drugs and to interact with customers when dispensing medications.

PHT-124 Pharmacology I for Pharmacy Technicians

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 
The first of a two-course sequence in pharmacology for pharmacy technicians. Examines general pharmacological concepts, principals, actions, side effects, dosage forms, and route of administration. Covers concepts in drug development, medication errors, and drug usage. Focuses on pharmacodynamics, autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, and cardiovascular system. In addition, special emphasis is paid to drug effects upon the nervous system.
Prerequisites: 
Acceptance into the Pharmacy Technician program