PAM 606: Pharmacology I (formerly PAM 421)

Course Description A continuation of PAM 420, in which students learn the clinical therapeutics essential in treating clinical conditions. Provides the student with a detailed understanding of a drug category's mechanism of action, therapeutic uses, major side effects, warnings, and precautions of the drugs used to treat diseases covered in the clinical medicine course(s) given during the semester. Classification of drugs is covered in depth. Practical prescription writing and legalities of prescription writing as they pertain to PA's are incorporated into clinical case studies and problem solving sessions.
Prerequisites PAM 420.
Credits 2