Pharmacology and the Healthcare Professional: Principles of Pharmacology

This program focuses on those aspects of pharmacology that most impact patient care. These include: therapeutic equivalence, pharmaceutics, the three phases of drug action, toxicology, pharmacognosy, absorption of medications and site of drug action. An understanding of these aspects of pharmacology is critical if healthcare professionals are to provide safe and effective medication administration. Click on the video above to see a preview of this program. 


After viewing this program the viewer should be able to:

1.Define the terms " pharmacology" and "drug". 
2. Discuss the concept of therapeutic equivalence.
3. Compare and contrast pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacognosy.
4. Name the three phases of drug action.
5. Outline the effects of enterohepatic recirculation.
6. Differentiate between drug actions and drug effects.
7. Describe the differences in absorption rates of the various types of oral medications.
8. List factors that can affect the individual's ability to comply with a medication plan.

Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: CLP036
Media: DVD
Year: 2012
Duration: 18:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills, Medication Administration
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