HITT 1349
Pharmacology

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Overview of the basic concepts of the pharmacological treatment of various diseases affecting major body systems.
    2. Any required prerequisites: None.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify the drugs associated with the treatment process; and examine drug therapy. Grading will be measured by assignment rubrics and exams.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Requirement: Proctored Mid Term & Final Exam.
    2. Requirement: NO MAKEUP ON MISSED EXAMS.
    3. WebCam for project.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Professionals 7th Ed. Woodrow, ISBN: 978-1-285-07788-8
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

Week 1 Handouts and Intro to Moodle

Week 2

Chapter 1 – Consumer Safety & Drug Regulations
Chapter 2 – Drug Names & References

Week 3

Chapter 3 – Sources & Bodily Effects of Drugs
Chapter 4 – Medication Preparation & Supplies
Chapter 5 – Abbreviations & System of Measurements

Week 4

Chapter 6 – Safe Dosage Calculations
Chapter 7 – Responsibilities & Principles of Drug Administration

Week 5

Chapter 8 – Administration by the Gastrointestinal Route
Chapter 9 – Administration by the Parenteral Route
Chapter 10 – Poison Control

Week 6

Chapter 11 – Vitamins, Minerals & Herbs
Chapter 12 – Skin Medications

Week 7

Chapter 13 – Autonomic Nervous System Drugs
Chapter 14 – Antineoplastic Drugs

Week 8

Mid-term exam
Chapter 15 – Urinary System Drugs
Chapter 16 – Gastrointestinal Drugs

Week 9

Chapter 17 – Ant-Infective Drugs
Chapter 18 – Eye Medications
Chapter 19 – Analgesics, Sedatives, & Hypnotics

Week 10

Chapter 20 – Psychotropic Medications, Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Chapter 21 – Musculoskeletal & Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Week 11

Chapter 22 – Anticonvulsants, Antiparkinsonian Drugs, & Agents for Alzheimer’s Disease
Chapter 23 – Endocrine System Drugs

Week 12

Chapter 24 – Reproductive Systems Drugs
Chapter 25 – Cardiovascular Drugs

Week 13

Chapter 26 – Respiratory System Drugs & Antihistamines
Chapter 27 – Drugs & Older Adults

Week 14

Make-up week, work on project

Week 15

Final Review & Project Due

Week 16

Final Exam

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

NOT PROCTORED

PROCTERED

Weekly Assignments

30%

 

Project

20%

 

Exams

10%

 

Mid- Term & Final Exam

40%

 

 

Last Modified: May 12, 2014