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MPAS 571 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics I

In this course, the student will be introduced to pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic and pharmacotherapeutic principles that provide a foundation for the study of pharmacology and therapeutics. Combined lecture and active learning exercises are designed to develop the pharmacologic and therapeutic skills that a physician assistant will need to enhance patient care in clinical practice. Topics this semester will emphasize on the following areas: dermatology, HEENT, pulmonary and cardiology diseases. Antibiotic coverage for specific illnesses will also be covered.