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HLTH 222 Drugs & Society • V1-5 Cr.

Description:

Covers the nature of steroids, pain relievers, alcohol and other psychoactive drugs. Includes ingestion, absorption, action and interaction, and metabolism. Students discuss physiological and psychoactive drugs on the individual and the consequences of use and abuse.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of various classifications of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • Illustrate knowledge of the pharmacology of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the sociological/societal effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • Illustrate knowledge of historical attempts to prevent, intervene and treat problems related to alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.
  • Illustrate knowledge of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs as performance enhancers and inhibitors.
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3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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