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AGV 109 - Pharmacy Skills

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course reviews the basic concepts of animal anatomy and physiology in relation to medicine administration. Students are familiarized with veterinary drugs, their modes of administration and specific function in animal body systems.
Prerequisite: AGV 120  , AGV 245  , AGV 129  , AGV 128  and AGV 133 .
Competencies
  1. List routes of administration of medications.
    1. Select appropriate equipment for administration of different delivary forms of a medication.
    2. Demonstrate according to established criteria the location of appropriate intravenous, intramuscular, and subcutaneous injection sites.
    3. Demonstrate proper oral medication administration, for both tablet and liquid.
  2. Describe basic principles of pharmacokinetics.
    1. Identify all routes of pharmaceutical administration.
    2. Identify how routes of administration differ in absorption, distribution transformation and excretion.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the systems of measurement for dosages.
  4. Demonstrate proper procedures for adminisering medicines.
  5. Create lists of the most common medicines use in each of the specific body systems.
  6. Discuss and abide to the laws and regulations governing medications for use in the United states of America.



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