Jun 18, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2019-20 
TCC Catalog 2019-20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTN1121 Therapeutic Agents I

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): BSC1084C , CGS1060 HSC1538 .
Corequisite(s): PTN1001C , PTN1017 , PTN1132 .
The first of two Pharmacology courses for the Pharmacy Technology program, PTN1121 introduces the student to the basic principles of pharmacology and drug action. Topics include anti-infective, anesthetic, anti-psychotic, respiratory and central nervous system drugs. Special topics include complementary and alternative therapy. The focus of this course is mastery of brand and generic names, drug classes and their mechanisms of action, and major indications and contraindications, in addition to disease states and the associated body systems. Lecture: 3 hours.  Does not count toward A.A. degree.