PHARG 1560: Veterinary Pharmacology I

Credits 3.0

Veterinary Pharmacology I focuses on drugs used in veterinary practice. General principles of drug action are covered, including pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and species-specific differences in these processes. Regulatory issues concerning the use of drugs in veterinary medicine, prescriptions, and compounding are also discussed. Specifics of drugs affecting the autonomic nervous, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems are extensively covered.