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HIM - Health Information Management

HIM 260

PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH INFO MANAGEMENT

(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisites: All students should have a background in anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology, HIM 111, BIO 141 and BIO 142, NAS 150, NAS 161 and NAS 162 or permission of the instructor. Emphasizes general pharmacology for Health Information professions. Covers general principles of drug actions/reactions, major drug classes, specific agents wthin each class and routine mathematical calculation needed to determine desired dosages. Lecture 3 hours per week.

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