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| MEDA150 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||MEDA150|
|COURSE TITLE:||Pharmacology II|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||3|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||135|
This course will focus on drugs used for specific systems, studying each system separately. Drugs are studied by students becoming familiar with side effects, actions, contraindications, routes of administration, and other factual data about the drugs. There is an emphasis on correctly spelling drug names. In addition, students will study the effects of allergies to medications.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Assess patient drug profiles based on both prescription and non-prescription medications and the disorder being treated.
- Correlate common disorders of the systems of the body with common medications utilized in the management of the disorders.
- Recognize allergy effects.
- Learn about other medication groups.
Drugs related to specific body systems:
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- Integumentary System and Drug Therapy
- Skeletal System and Drug Therapy
- Muscular System and Drug Therapy
- Nervous System and Drug Therapy
- Nervous System and Drug Therapy for Psychiatric and Mood Disorders
- Sensory System and Drug Therapy
- Cardiovascular System and Drug Therapy
- Blood and Drug Therapy
- Respiratory System and Drug Therapy
- Gastrointestinal System and Drug Therapy
- Nutrition and Drugs for Metabolism
- Endocrine System and Drug Therapy
- Reproductive System and Drug Therapy
- Renal System and Drug Therapy
- Immune System and Drug Therapy
- Acquired Immunity and Autoimmune Disorders
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstoreEVALUATION:
Evaluation of student progress is continuous utilizing completions of homework assignments, quizzes, examinations, written assignments, and class participation.
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|