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2021-2022 Catalog 
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ALSA 120 - Pharmacology of Alcohol/Drugs

4 credits

The interaction of alcohol and other drugs in the human body; absorption, distribution, metabolism, mechanism of action, peripheral and central nervous system effect, interaction with other chemicals and physiological consequences of chronic high dosage use.

Theory Hours
4 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Major pharmacological concepts, such as drug interactions, allergic reactions, active metabolitis, SAR, routes of administrations, absorption of drugs, metabolism, etc., will be discussed
  • Students will be introduced to discipline specific reference works
  • Students will learn words, definitions and concepts
  • This class is designed to present major drug classes and the pharmacology of each drug class

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