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Subject:

Dental Hygiene

Title:

DENHY-135 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist - (LR) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Day, V

Prerequisite: DENHY 101 and CHEM 109 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENHY-135

1743

W

8:30-11:20am

LHS-107

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
DENHY-135 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
3 - 3 Units LR NR
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Prerequisite: DENHY 101 and CHEM 109 or equivalent
The study of pharmaceuticals used in medicine and dentistry. Emphasis is placed on identifying and understanding drugs by category of therapeutic use (i.e. local anesthetics, antibiotics, anti- hypertensives). The underlying physiologic basis for drug action is explored. Adverse reactions including side effects and allergic responses are addressed. The study of nitrous oxide as a dental sedative in preparation for the use of this drug clinically is a core component of the course. CSU

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