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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 214 Pharmacology & Nutrition

3 credits
This course presents general concepts of dental pharmacology. General nutrition is also discussed. The six essential nutrients are reviewed.

Prerequisites: DENT 131 , DENT 133  DENT 136 , DENT 137  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss concepts and principles of nutrition
  • Discuss nutrition promotion and counseling
  • Define pharmacology
  • Explain the functions of the Controlled Substances Act
  • Describe drug abuse
  • Recognize frequently used Latin abbreviations
  • List and describe the different routes for drug administration
  • Define drug terminology
  • Define antibiotics and list adverse reactions for each
  • Describe other therapeutic agents

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30