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PSW 1117   Pharmacology for PSW   Credits: 2

In this course, students will will overview the classifications of drugs to build a comprehensive understanding of the principles of pharmacology, the characteristics and use of drugs, drug interactions, and common medication profiles, with an emphasis on medications commonly encountered in the home and residential care settings. Through a variety of learning tools such as assignments, quizzes, case studies and group work, the student will enhance his/her ability to practice competently and contribute to a safe patient care setting.

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