This course introduces the study of pharmacology and therapeutics. General concepts of how drugs affect the body, routes of drug administration and dosage forms are discussed. Drugs affecting the nervous, musculo-skeletal, respiratory and cardiovascular system are studied. Prescription, non-prescription and alternative therapies are included.
This course is part of the full-time Pharmacy Technician Program.
Course code: PHAR 1125
Length: 60.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.