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PT-2

Drug Fundamentals

This module presents a general overview of basic chemistry skills and students learn how to use the Periodic Table of the Elements. The atomic structure, respiratory system, chemotherapy and the gastrointestinal system are discussed. Selected drugs are introduced. Students learn trade and generic names, pharmaceutical compounding, drug classifications, indications, dosages, routes of administration, and side effects. Basic computer operations, keyboarding, and essential employment skills are addressed in the daily computer lab. Hands-on pharmacy procedures used in various settings are practiced daily in the pharmacy lab.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
69.00

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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