Introduction to Pharmacology


 Self Paced Self Paced    

Introduction to Pharmacology, Self Paced

41 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | Included eBook

Purpose

Professional Development

Description

This Survey of Pharmacology course provides primer to the principles and basics of pharmacology. This course introduces students to the principles of clinical application, including basic pharmacokinetics, dosage forms, and drug administration. Students will gain a brief introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary to apply pharmacology to other disciplines of healthcare.

Audience

Health care professionals who need to understand how drugs are prepared and delivered, such as EMTs and medical office assistants.

Objectives
  • Apply mathematical concepts to the practice of pharmacology and dosage calculations
  • Describe the regulations and standards in pharmacology
  • Present a general knowledge of basic pharmacological terminology, concepts, and abbreviations
  • Understand medication administration using the appropriate route and methods for the type of medication

Instructor Led Instructor Led

Introduction to Pharmacology, Instructor Led

25 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | eBook Available

Purpose

Professional Development

Description

This Survey of Pharmacology course provides primer to the principles and basics of pharmacology. This course introduces students to the principles of clinical application, including basic pharmacokinetics, dosage forms, and drug administration. Students will gain a brief introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary to apply pharmacology to other disciplines of healthcare.

Audience

Health care professionals who need to understand how drugs are prepared and delivered, such as EMTs and medical office assistants.

Objectives
  • Apply mathematical concepts to the practice of pharmacology and dosage calculations
  • Describe the regulations and standards in pharmacology
  • Present a general knowledge of basic pharmacological terminology, concepts, and abbreviations
  • Understand medication administration using the appropriate route and methods for the type of medication