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Course Description

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Health Information Technology - HIT 114

Pharmacology for Health Professionals

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide an overview of principles of pharmacology pertaining to treatment of diseases, physiological processes of the body related to drug therapy, legislation, classification and names of medications. Students will learn about medications through activities using medical documentation and internet resources.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze health records to correlate diagnosis with prescribed medications for those patients.
  • Investigate drug forms available and methods of administration.
  • Relate the pharmacologic actions of a variety of drugs to the human body's physiological responses to diseases, injuries and other conditions.
  • Categorize drugs into correct therapeutic classifications.
  • Summarize the major policies, processes and regulations that have impacted the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Differentiate between therapeutic effects, side effects and adverse effects of various medications.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 114142914Pharmacology Health ProfONL2Austin H9/31/0Open$12.00 
 114247253Pharmacology Health ProfRC2Pizzino T28/30/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-07:54 PM RC420

Winter; 2022; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 114112416Pharmacology Health ProfONL2Austin H26/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 114112441Pharmacology Health ProfONL2Austin H18/31/0Open$12.00 
 114217270Pharmacology Health ProfRC2Pizzino T29/30/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-07:54 PM RC455

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday