MOT 150 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants
(30 lecture hours, 22.5 clinical hours, 3 credits)
Provides an overview of pharmacology language, abbreviations, systems of measurement and conversions. The Controlled Substances Act, prescriptions, forms of medications, patient care applications, drug classifications/interactions, and safety in drug therapy and patient care are presented. Information regarding the measurement of medications, dosage calculations, routes of administration, and commonly prescribed drugs in the medical office is provided.
Added at MCC Spring 2007.
(Variable, 0-12 credits)
Provides supervised placement in contracted facility for guided experience in application of knowledge and skill acquired in the classroom. Positions are non-paid due to CAAHEP requirement. Student must have permission by program coordinator to begin internship.
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