VTHT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: (Recommended) Students must have completed VTHT 1301 or VTHT 1401, and VTHT 1413 with a minimum grade of "C". (Required) MATH requirement, VTHT 1413, VTHT 1301.
Course Description: Fundamentals of pharmacology including recognition, calculation, labeling, packaging, and administration of common veterinary drugs, biologics, and therapeutic agents. Discussion of normal and abnormal responses to these agents. The student will identify general types and groups of drugs; prepare, label, package, and dispense pharmaceuticals in an ethical/legal manner; calculate dosages using proper weights, units, and measures; explain and use appropriate routes and methods of drug administration; and differentiate between normal and abnormal responses to medication. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on April 2, 2018. (Original) | (Current)