Basic Pharmacology

Provides an overview of pharmacology language, abbreviations, systems of measurement and conversions. The Controlled Substance Act, prescriptions, forms of medications, patient care applications, drug classifications/interactions, and safety in drug therapy and patient care are presented. Information regarding the measurement of medications, dosage calculations, routes of administration, and commonly prescribed drugs in a variety of medical settings is provided.

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9518
Grade Level
10-12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
CTE 9515 & CTE 9516
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership