MEA 150 - Introduction to Drug Therapy
Introduces the major drug classes: their indications, mechanisms of action, and potential for drug/drug or drug/food interactions, as well as the fundamental terminology that is essential to understanding the basics of drug therapy. Other basic drug therapy concerns, including age, weight, organ function, and body homeostasis will be included. Prescription interpretation, implementing Latin abbreviations used in prescription writing and filling, as well as illustrating the role and contribution of the pharmacy profession within the field of medicine will be addressed. A basic mathematical aptitude is expected in the application of some topics.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both HTH 130 and MEA 150
Restricted to students in the Medical Assistant Certificate program
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