Lesson Assignment

LESSON 3 Introduction to Pharmacology.

TEXT ASSIGNMENT Paragraphs 3-1--3-15.

LESSON OBJECTIVES After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

3-1. Given a pharmacological term and several definitions, select the definition of that term.

3-2. Given a source of drugs and a list of names of drugs, select the drug that is derived from that source of drugs.

3-3. From a group of statements, select the use(s) of drugs.

3-4. Given a factor that influences drug dosage and a group of statements, select the statement that best describes how that factor influences drug dosage.

3-5. Given a particular route of administration and several statements, select the statement that best describes that route of administration.

3-6. Given a type of adverse reaction to a drug and several statements, select the statement that best describes that type of adverse reaction.

3-7. Given a factor that influences drug action and a group of statements, select the statement that best describes how that factor influences drug action.

3-8. Given one of the following factors that influence drug absorption: water solubility, fat solubility, and transport mechanisms, and several statements, select the statement that best describes how that factor influences drug absorption.

3-9. From a group of statements, select the statement that best contrasts passive transport with active transport.

3-10. Given a group of statements, select the statement that best describes the Receptor Site Theory of the mechanism of drug action.

3-11. Given a group of statements, select the statement that best contrasts competitive antagonists with physiological antagonists.

3-12. From a group of statements, select the statement that best describes the importance of structure activity relationships.

SUGGESTIONS After completing the assignment, complete the exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.

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