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Drugs of Use and Abuse
USE/AND ABUSE
CLASS CODE: HS 460 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: The nature and effects of alcohol and other drugs on human beings, considered from physiological, psychological, and sociological viewpoints as well as the educational and legal aspects.
DESCRIPTION: The nature and effects of alcohol and other drugs on human beings, considered from physiological, psychological, and sociological viewpoints as well as the educational and legal aspects.
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OBJECTIVES: This class gives the student an awareness of the potential benefits and contraindications of perscription, O-T-C, and illicit drugs. It explains how drugs affect various body systems i.e. nervous, circulatory, and endocrine. It also provides the student with an awareness of various prevention and rehabilitation programs.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001