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PHA 120 - Pathophysiological Approach to Pharmacotherapeutics 1

3 credit hours - 45 hours of lecture; one term.
Examine drug actions within the framework of human physiology, biochemistry and pathophysiology. In this course, the therapeutic and adverse actions of drugs are understood in the framework of the drug’s mechanism of action. Utilize clinical vignettes to analyze pathologic processes that integrate the actions of drugs from the level of an individual molecular target to the level of the human patient. Learn about drug delivery methods and the drug approval process.

Prerequisite(s): PHA 105  and PHA 110 .

Corequisite(s): PHA 112 , PHA 114 , PHA 115 .