Senior Citizens center and the manger

Roles of Healthcare Professionals

Pharmacology Medical Terminology Corner Medications given for cardiovascular disorders are some of the most commonly prescribed. Such as the ones described here.

It is never too early to begin learning these medication groups along with the names, spelling, and pronunciation if you plan on being a health professional.

Case Study

You volunteer at a Senior Citizens center and the manger has expressed to you his concerns that many elderly do not follow their medication regime as ordered by their health care providers. She has asked you to prepare a simple form about the common cardiovascular medications and why they are important to assist with medication compliance.

Prepare a chart outlining the most common cardiovascular medications.

Include the following aspects in the assignment:

 Using a simple Word document create a table with three columns (name of medication both generic and brand, group of medication, what the medication does and why it is important)

 Include the following:

o antihyperlipidemic agents (statins),

o antiplatelet agents,

o anticoagulant agents,

o ACE inhibitor agents,

o antiarrhythmic agents

 Add any categories you would like (not required)

 Cite any references. At all times proper grammar, sentence structure, and spelling. Copy and pasting is not allowed. Always use your own words.