This course educates students about drug and alcohol use and the abuse of various substances in the body and how it affects one's behaviour. An introduction to the science of pharmacology is included and students will study a number of drugs such as alcohol, nicotine, prescription drugs, hallucinogens, cocaine, narcotics and marijuana, inhalants, and steroids. Students will also examine concepts of clinical practice and program design and learn how and when to apply them.
Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.
Not all courses are offered each term.Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements
Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery