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SCH1105 Introduction to Pharmacology
Credit Points: 15
SCH1134 Human Structure and Function
SCH1143 Systems Physiology

Basic pharmacology is presented in such a way that students with little background in physiology or biochemistry will be able to understand the principles of drug actions, reactions and interactions. All commonly used drugs will be described with regard to their use, mechanism of action, side effects and abuse potential. Brief descriptions of pathophysiological processes will be given where appropriate.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K05Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
K89Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)
MAAADNBiomedical Science Major
MAHBIOHuman Biology Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011