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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHAR 103 - Top 200 Drugs I

3 Credits
Students learn the top 200 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States related to the integumentary, skeletal, muscle and joints, nervous, blood and lymphatic, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and endocrine systems. Emphasis is on learning the generic and brand names, therapeutic class, dosage forms, and appropriate patient information labels for prescriptions.

Course Outcomes

  1. Look up information for weekly assigned drugs.
  2. Identify required drug information.
  3. Complete drug chart information for assigned drugs.
  4. Check information on drug chart against the master drug charts.
  5. Identify therapeutic class of drugs.
  6. Identify the uses of drugs.
  7. Identify proper patient warning information labels of drugs.
  8. Identify manufactured dosage forms of drugs.
  9. Document pregnancy category with 100% accuracy.
  10. Document and correctly spell brand verse generic drug names studied to 100%.
  11. Perform matching game activities.
  12. Make flashcards or other study tools for weekly assigned drugs.
  13. Chant accurate pronunciations of brand and generic drug names assigned.