1. MC The term pharmacology is defined as: A.* The study of medicine. B. The use of herbs, natural extracts, vitamins, minerals, or dietary supplements to treat diseases. C. The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease and suffering. D. The use of medicine to treat disease. 2. MC In addition to physicians, which of the following health care providers are able to prescribe medications? Select all that apply. A. Medical assistants B.* Advanced nurse practitioners C.* Physician's assistants D.* Dentists 3. MC The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease and suffering is known as: A.* Therapeutics. B. Pharmacotherapeutics. C. Pharmacology. D. Pathophysiology. 4. MC Which of the following best describes the term pharmaceutics? A. The use of medicine to treat disease B. Herbs, natural extracts, vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements C.* The science of preparing and dispensing drugs, and a very important part of pharmacotherapy D. Agents naturally produced in animal cells, in microorganisms, or by the body itself 5. MC Which of the following are considered medically therapeutic? Select all that apply. A.* Traditional drugs B.* Natural alternative therapies C. Sunscreens and antiperspirants D.* Biologics 6. MC Therapeutic drugs are sometimes classified on the basis of how they are produced. Insulin would fall into which category? A. Alternative therapies B.* Biologics C. Traditional therapeutic drug D. Natural therapyread more
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