Presents an introduction to the principles of pharmacology and diagnostic testing procedures. Content includes drug terminology, abbreviations, drug effects, dosage, classifications and response to medications. Terminology associated with laboratory and diagnostic tests and their use in diagnosing and implications of resultant values are examined. Focuses on disease processes affecting the human body via an integrated approach to specific disease entities. The course includes a review of normal functions of the appropriate body systems. Diseases are studied in relationship to their etiology, pathology, physical signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, complications, treatment modalities and prognosis.

Subject Categories: Health Services

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Institution: Central New Mexico Community College

Semesters Offered: Please contact the course contact to see if this course is still being offered.

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Pathopharm (HIT1055)
Phone: 505-244-4000 Ext. 53204