PHARG 1610: Pharmacology I

Credits 3.5
This is the first of three courses in Pharmacology. The introductory section of the course will present general principles of pharmacology, including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and toxicology. The next section of the course covers drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system, asthma, and allergy. The final section deals with drugs used in treatment of cardiovascular conditions. There are 36 lecture hours. Emphasis will be on clinical pharmacology, problem solving, making therapeutic decisions, and evaluating the patient’s response to pharmacotherapy.