DHYG-320

Pharma. for Dental Hygiene

CREDITS: 3
LENGTH: 15 weeks
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PRE-REQUISITES: None
CO-REQUISITES: None
 
DESCRIPTION:
The focus of this course is the study of pharmaceuticals. This course will provide learners with the knowledge and the concepts of pharmacology related to the general health of patients for the provision of dental hygiene care. An emphasis will be put on those drugs that are commonly used or that have an effect on the practice of dentistry. The student will become acquainted with the origins, physical and clinical properties, modes of administration, side effects and interactions of medications. The more common naturopathic supplements will also be examined. Learners will apply their knowledge of pharmaceuticals to the dental hygiene practice.

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