2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIT 119B - Introduction to Pharmacology and Laboratory Tests

Credits: 2
Advanced application of medical language specific to clinical specialties including pharmacology, laboratory, and diagnostic testing. Emphasizes understanding of the action of drugs, including the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs by the body, and mathematical calculation to solve medication dosage problems, and convert between different systems of measurement.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Recognize medical terms unique to various clinical specialties, ie. pathology, pharmacology, oncology, imaging, etc.
  2. Spell medical terms correctly.
  3. Utilize medical terms in context.
  4. Differentiate between generic and brand name drug classification systems.
  5. Perform a minimum of basic arithmetic operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and apply them to solving problems.
  6. Calculate and solve medication dosage amount.
  7. Convert from one system of measurement to another.

Prerequisite: HIT 118B  

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