Pharmacology and the Healthcare Professional: Pharmacokinetics: What the Body Does to a Drug

Pharmacokinetics is the study of what happens to a drug from the time of administration until the parent drug and all metabolites leave the body. This process includes absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. This program provides a basic overview of pharmacokinetics.


After viewing this program the viewer should be able to:
  • Define the terms: time to onset of action and time to peak effect
  • Define the terms: half-life, steady state, onset, peak and trough and duration
  • Explain the difference between enteral and parenteral drug administration
  • Describe factors that affect drug distribution in the body
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: CLP037
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 20:36 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills, Medication Administration
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