This unit is designed to assist you to acquire a more thorough understanding of the fundamental scientific principles of pharmacology that underpin a wide range of disease states and to apply pharmacological knowledge in your own specialty area of practice. You will review basic principles of pharmacology and pharmacotherapy in order to increase your understanding of the effects of drugs on human physiological and pathophysiological processes. This knowledge will be applied to drugs currently being used for the treatment of clinical illness, with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding of the processes involved with a specific focus on your client population.
Semester 2, 2017
PRESCRIBED TEXT - Pharmacology for Health Professionals