MED 193 : PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECH PROS
Introduction to various forms of medications, drug classifications, indications, side effects and drug interactions, administration routes and how they work. Students will also learn the terminology associated with each, for those medications commonly prescribed in the medical office setting. Knowledge about the Controlled Substance Act and legal requirements for storing, using, and prescribing these drugs will also be discussed. DEA and FDA functions will be described. This course is intended for non-clinical students. Students will not be qualified to dispense of give medication advice to any patient.
At a Glance
Program: Medical Assisting