MOT 150 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: MAT 030 or MAT 050 (Grade of C or higher)

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.