MAST 1030 – Pharmacology in the Medical Office
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission, (MATH 1012 or Degree Level Mathematics Course)
Pre/Co-requisite(s): ENGL 1010 or ENGL 1101
Introduces medication therapy with emphasis on safety; classification of medications; their actions; side effects; medication and food interactions and adverse reactions. Also introduces basic methods of arithmetic used in the administration of medications. Topics include: introductory pharmacology; dosage calculation; sources and forms of medications; medication classification; and medication effects on the body systems.