Sep 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SURG 1005 - Surgical Terminology and Pharmacology

3 credit(s)

Surgical Terminology and Pharmacology is designed for public and allied health professionals who need to read and interpret health and medical reports, research reports and/or professional literature. Topics include an analysis of the authorization of medical terms related to various disorders with a focus on punctuation and spelling, basic word structure, abbreviations and symbols and the body and its systems. Additional focus will include the biomedical and pharmacological effects of therapeutic drugs on the human body, positive and negative reactions to drugs and interaction effects between and among drugs. Attention will be given to metric weight and measures, terminology, case and handling of drugs, classification of drugs and anesthesia. Prerequisite(s): Program admission. F. (NIT)
3 hours lecture



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