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HCA105L Pharmacology- Lab

This course introduces basic principles of pharmacotherapy used in health promotion/maintenance and disease prevention for diverse populations across the life span. Students learn principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenetics/genomics, and study drug classifications and corresponding mechanisms of action, including pathophysiological effects. Use of the nursing process in developing a comprehensive approach to the clinical application of drug therapy is also discussed. This course must be taken concurrently with HCA105, which is the complementary didactic course.  Florida Course Numbering System Equivalent: NUR 3145L  **Textbook is available in the classroom**




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