Sep 24, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MEA 150 - Introduction to Drug Therapy

Credit(s): 2
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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