Jul 15, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

VET 250 Principles of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

Prerequisite: VET 125  and GPA of 2.0 or higher
3 credits

The study of dose and dosage in applied pharmacology. Topics include basic mathematics, conversions, measurements, drug calculations, drug orders and fluid rate calculations. The major classes of drugs used in therapeutics, dose response characteristics, mechanisms of action, major physiological effects, toxicity and drug interactions are discussed.  A review of laws applying to licensure and use of controlled substances in veterinary medicine is included.