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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PAS 560 - Pharmacotherapeutics I

Cr Hrs: 3 (45-0-0)

Course designed to provide a basis for making clinical decisions in the pharmacologic/therapeutic management of commonly occurring health problems of primary care patients. The student will develop an understanding of the theoretical concepts surrounding pharmacology, such as the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs, and the concepts surrounding pharmacotherapy. Drug classifications as well as common examples in each category are discussed. For each classification of drugs covered, their mode of action, clinical effects and side effects will be emphasized as well as prescriptive concerns discussed. Pharmacotherapeutic topics will be coordinated with the systems taught in the medicine courses each term. Delivered in Lecture and case-based class discussion format.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture
Location offered: Memphis
Prerequisites: Special Permission Required (must be enrolled in PA Program)

Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Suleiman Bahouth
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Kristopher Maday

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