The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

HPRS 4300 Pharmacology for Health Professional

This course is designed to provide concepts central to the study of pharmacology, the interaction between chemical substances and living tissues as these relate to the allied health professionals' clinical settings. The human systems with common pathophysiological diseases will be presented for review and use of common medication regimens. Each student will be able to apply pharmacological principles and processes toward required discussion topics. A group discussion and presentation on an identified case study will help the student demonstrate their grasp of the concepts inherent in pharmacological treatments within the clinical arena. Discussions are based on current research findings, chapter questions, web-site research and case studies.



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Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Health & Biomedical Sc


As scheduled