2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 28, 2022  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 020 Pharmacology I


Units: 1.5
Prerequisites: BIOL 031 Human Anatomy   BIOL 033 Anatomy & Physiology  or H S 036 Medical Terminology and Speech  and H S 019 Human Development  and PSYCH 001 Introduction to Psychology  each with a grade of “C” or better.
This course provides the student with an understanding of the role and responsibilities of the psychiatric technician in medication administration. Content includes an overview of basic pharmacological principles, terminology, legal and safety aspects of medication administration. Dosage calculation based on dimensional analysis will be taught. Topics covered include: introduction to drug classification, medications used in the treatment of developmental disorders, principles of psychobiology, psychopharmacology, and over the counter and alternative medications.(CSU)



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