2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 20 Pharmacology I


Units: 1.5
Prerequisites: BIOL 31 Human Anatomy  or BIOL 33 Anatomy & Physiology  or H S 36 Medical Terminology and Speech  and H S 19 Human Development  and PSYCH 1 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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