May 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog v2 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog v2
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HSC 3100 - Toxicology


Prerequisite(s): HSC 2800 .
This course provides an introduction to the mechanisms of the adverse effects of pharmacological and nutritional supplemental substances on human physiology. This course discusses the practice of diagnosing and treating exposures to toxins and toxicants and emphasizes medicinal, vitamin, and mineral toxicity on specific human organs and the risks for organ failure. While environmental and chemical toxins exist, this course focuses on pharmacological- and nutritional supplement-derived toxicity and their effect on human health. Specifically, infant and adolescent dosages of medicines, vitamins, and minerals wilt be covered. In addition, the toxic effects of medicines, vitamins, and minerals during pregnancy will be discussed. Credit(s): 3



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