2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    May 22, 2024  
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DH 311 - Pharmacology for Dental Hygienists


Credits: 2
Description
A study of drugs by groups with special emphasis on those used in dentistry including their physical and chemical properties, dosage, and therapeutic effects.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze common pharmaceutical preparations.
  2. Calculate the mathematics of dosage for common therapeutic agents.
  3. Compare and contrast important drug legislation and standards relating to pharmaceutical preparations.
  4. Correlate basic grouping of pharmacological agents related to their action or side effects.
  5. Explain therapeutic effects and side effects of basic groups of medications.
  6. Discriminate between medications that effect specific organ systems
  7. Integrate the science of pharmacology into the care planning of patients.

Prerequisite: Admission to the B.S. Dental Hygiene program



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