Course Description

Basic pharmacology is presented in such a way that students with little background in physiology or biochemistry will be able to understand the principles of drug actions, reactions and interactions. All commonly used drugs will be described with regard to their use, mechanism of action, side effects and abuse potential. Brief descriptions of pathophysiological processes will be given where appropriate. Students will also learn the principles and processes of safe drug administration.

Course ID: EMS-223

Credit hours Theory Practical Laboratory Lecture Studio Contact hours Pre-requisite
3 2 1 - - - 3 -