- Program: Pharmacy Technology
- Course: Pharmacology
- Course #: PHRM1030
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionStudents will study therapeutic agents, properties, actions and effects on the human body and their role in the management of disease. Topics include therapeutic properties, side effects, interactions, drug dosages and toxicities.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Define various disease processes, patterns and pathogenic organisms
Identify drugs used to treat various disease processes
Recognize dosing intervals for drugs
Identify side effects associated with different drugs
Assess drug interactions and severity
Identify the mechanisms of drug action
Assist the pharmacist in reviewing medication orders and patient records
Classify drugs as to use
Identify the methods of drug administration
Classify drug stability and storage requirements
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