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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Basic Pharmacology--Dosages and Calculations

This course introduces important concepts, methods, and principles of administering medications. Topics include drug action and drug interaction, drug classifications, terminology, pertinent abbreviations, legalities, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics as well as problem solving for accurate measurement of medications using the apothecary and metric systems, conversion of these systems, ratio, proportion, and other formulas.

Subject: PHAR
Course Number: 100
Section Number: 1271
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: 4405
Office hours: Variable by appointment
Phone: 760-757-2121 x6510
Instructor notes: The scheduled quizzes and assignments usually happen on a "Tuesday", except for the Final Exam. I will also be monitoring the "message center" within Blackboard and the "questions for the instructor" Discussion Board. If the issue is confidential, please use the course email. Please don't hesitate to contact me for assistance/office hours.

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