This course will provide an introduction to basic pharmacology and medication administration. Students will learn the basic classification of medications, administration techniques and use applied mathematics to safely prepare and administer medications in a medical office setting.
Admission into the Medical Assisting program.
- Use mathematical principles in the dosage calculation of medications.
- Describe the techniques used to safely administer medications.
- Identify the general classifications of medications, desired effects, side effects, and adverse reactions.