Pharmacology I

HPPA520 (Not Liberal Arts) Pharmacology I 45 hrs. 2 crs. First of a three-course sequence; the study of pharmacological principles as they apply to the practice of medicine. Prototypical drugs in each major class are considered in detail. This course provides the student with foundation pharmacological knowledge and skills to enable basic competency in prescriptive skills. Introduction to practical prescription writing. Preq: All prerequisites required for admission to the PA program and official acceptance into the program. 2 hours lecture, 1 hour recitation.