36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class.
Introduces students to classifying medications into correct drug categories and applying basic pharmacology principles. Students apply basic pharmacodynamics to identifying common medications, medication preparation, and administration of medications used by the major body systems.
Prereq: All 2nd term Medical Assistant courses - 31509301, 31509303, 31509304, 31509307; Coreq: All 3rd term Medical Assistant courses: 10501104, 31509305, 31509306, 31509310. All MA courses require a 'C' or better.