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

PHAR 104 - Pharmacology II

5 Credits
Students continue to learn the basic mechanisms of drug action and routes of administration. Emphasis is on learning the uses, effects, and side effects of the major classes of drugs affecting the special senses, urinary, male and female reproductive, obstetrics, child health, oncology, and mental health systems.

Course Outcomes

  1. Select the appropriate storage and handling conditions for different pharmaceutical preparations.
  2. Explain common drugs and medical devices used to treat disease conditions discussed in class.
  3. Identify whether a given product is by prescription or is available OTC.
  4. Describe the dispensing requirements for REMS drugs.
  5. Recognize error-prone drugs and unusual directions in pharmacy practice to prevent common dispensing mistakes.
  6. Develop and integrate course knowledge into community, hospital and LTC pharmacy practice settings.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to work as a pharmacy technician from data processing   to final dispensing within the work flow plan.