MEDA 176: Administration of Medications

Credits 2 Class Hours2 lecture
Description

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.

 

Prerequisites

Admission into the Medical Assisting program.

Corequisite Courses
Semester Offered Fall
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Use mathematical principles in the dosage calculation of medications.
  2. Describe the techniques used to safely administer medications.
  3. Identify the general classifications of medications, desired effects, side effects, and adverse reactions.