Pharmacology and Med. Admin.

HLTH 2005

Course description

Students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to interpret medical orders, safely administer medications and treatments, assess medication effects, and support self-administration of medications for individuals with developmental disabilities. Students investigate commonly prescribed medications and practice safe medication and treatment administration and documentation procedures through lab practice and testing. Proper storage and disposal of medications according to legislation and workplace policies and procedures is discussed. Students identify the signs of substance use disorder and discuss harm reduction practices.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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