Introduction to Pharmacology ADDN-111
|Course Name||Introduction to Pharmacology|
|Description||Introduction to Pharmacology provides an overview of the pharmacology of psychoactive drugs.
The course, which has been approved for study credit by The Canadian Addiction Counsellors' Certification Federation (CACCF), examines the structure and function of the central nervous system with a focus on the effects, side effects, withdrawal symptoms and treatment of various psychoactive drugs.
Through hands-on learning activities and informative lectures, you will also explore therapeutic drug classifications and learn the terminology that is used to explain drug use, misuse and abuse.
During your time in the course, you will be graded on media monitoring, presentation of a media article, quizzes, and attendance.
Introduction to Pharmacology will give you the knowledge you need to:
• Discuss drug classification and sources of drug information;
• Examine drug use, misuse and abuse;
• Examine the structure and function of the central nervous system with a focus on the effects of drugs;
• Discuss commonly used "street terminology";
• Analyzed drug-related problems.
|Notes||Blended Course: a course that blends online/e-learning and classroom delivery. Substantial parts of the content is delivered online, reducing / replacing the amount of face-to-face time. Discussions, team projects, and activities are used for learning.
Each class has 4 face to face classes (12 hours) and online/e-learning classes (30 hours)
|Section||Cost||Semester||Start Date||End Date||Meeting Times||Campus|
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M - Monday T - Tuesday W - Wednesday R - Thursday F - Friday S - Saturday U - Sunday
TBA - To Be Announced