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CMC 121: Pharmacology for Medical Assisting

In this course, students will acknowledge the main therapeutic effects, clinical uses, and adverse reactions of commonly prescribed medications. Students will be introduced to the human diseases associated with specific body systems and the pharmacology used to treat such diseases. Topics include modalities for diagnostic testing and pharmaceutical treatment of patient conditions in an ambulatory setting. The title of this course was previously Human Disease and Pharmacology.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to the Medical Assisting program; BIO 109 or BIO 111, minimum grade "C+"; HSC 101 or HSC 124, minimum grade "C+"

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