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RESP-234

Respiratory Pharmacology

This course introduces students to the study of pharmacological principles related to the treatment of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. The course includes a study of the anatomy and basic function of the central and peripheral nervous systems, principles of drug action, the basic methods of drug administration, standard drug calculations, and the effects of drugs on particular body systems. Inhaled bronco-active aerosols and other agents commonly employed in the care of the cardiopulmonary patient are discussed.

Credits:
3.0

Prerequisite:
RESP200, RESP200-L, MATH110

Corequisite:
RESP234-L

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