Dental Pharmacology
3 Credit Hours
This course covers general pharmacology and reviews drugs that may influence the management of dental hygiene patients. This course will enable the student to develop sufficient knowledge of pharmacology to permit safe and effective medical evaluation of patients for dental hygiene treatment. Pain control techniques are also covered including local anesthesia administration and nitrous oxide sedation. Prerequisites: BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/ lab & BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/ lab and CHM-130 Introduction to Organic/Biological Chemistry & CHM-131 Introduction to Organic/Biological Chemistry lab.