Introduction to Pharmacology

This course is an introduction to the mechanisms underlying the action of various classes of drugs and their receptor targets in the body.
Starting at $820.00
10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you will learn.

  • Identify therapeutic effects, adverse reactions, and side effects of the 100 most widely used drugs
  • Familiarize yourself with various classes of drugs and their specific representatives

About this course:

This course introduces students to the mechanisms underlying the action of various classes of drugs and their receptor targets in the body. An overview of 100 of the most widely used drugs provides insight into their therapeutic effects, clinical indications, adverse reactions, and drug interactions.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Introduction to Pharmacology.

X 452.6 Foundations in Human Physiology or successful completion of an introductory college-level physiology course.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Instructor: Ronald Cooper
41 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/speakers, and webcam.

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Enrollment deadline: September 28, 2018. No refund after September 28, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Pharmacology: An Introduction by Henry Hitner

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