Pharmacology for Health Sciences: Graduate Students

PCOL:6203
Fall Semester, 2017
Course Director

Barry Kasson, PhD
Phone: (319) 335-9954

Lectures

3:00PM - 3:50PM
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Bowen Science Building, 2-224

Course Schedule

Date  Lecturer  Topic  
Aug 21KassonIntroduction to Pharmacology
Aug 21*
4:00 pm
KassonPharmacokinetics: Drug Absorption
Aug 22KassonPharmacodynamics: Drug-Receptor Interactions
Aug 23KassonPharmacokinetics: Drug Metabolism & Excertion
Aug 24KassonClinical Pharmacokinetics & Drug Dose Regimens
Aug 25KassonReceptors and Cell Signaling
Aug 28GardinierIntroduction to the Peripheral Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics I
Aug 29GardinierAutonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics II
Aug 30GardinierCholinergics III: Ganglionic & Neuromuscular Agents
Aug 31GardinierAutonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics I
Sept 1KassonApplication Session - Basic Principles
Sept 4NO LECTURE - LABOR DAY  
Sept 5   GardinierAutonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics II
Sept 6GardinierApplication Session - Autonomic Pharmacology
Sept 7F. QuelleInflammation: Immunomodulators
Sept 8F. QuelleInflammation: Antihistamines
Sept 11F. QuelleInflammation: Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Sept 12F. QuelleInflammation: Treatment of Asthma
Sept 13   KolandApplication Session - Inflammation
Sept 14 NO LECTURE
Sept 15     2:00 - 4:00PMPROGRESS EXAM I  
Sept 18KolandAntineoplastic Agents I
Sept 19KolandAntineoplastic Agents II
Sept 20*
2:00 pm
O'SullivanPain & Opioids I
Sept 20O'SullivanPain & Opioids II
Sept 21O'SullivanGeneral Anesthesia I
Sept 22O'SullivanGeneral Anesthesia II
Sept 25O'SullivanLocal Anesthesia
Sept 26O'SullivanApplication Session - Pain Management
Sept 27AhlersCNS: Sedative-Hypnotics/Antianxiety Agents
Sept 28AhlersCNS: Anticonvulsants 
Sept 29AhlersCNS: Antidepressants & Stimulants
Oct 2AhlersCNS: Antipsychotic Agents
Oct 3AhlersCNS: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Oct 4F.QuelleG.I. Drugs I
Oct 5F.QuelleG.I. Drugs II
Oct 6WesemannApplication Session - CNS Drugs
Oct 9F.QuelleRenal Drugs: Physiology
Oct 10F.QuelleRenal Drugs: Diuretics I
Oct 11F.QuelleRenal Drugs: Diuretics II; Antidiuretics & Uricosurics
Oct 12F.QuelleApplication Sesion - GI & Renal
Oct 13 2:00 - 4:00PMPROGRESS EXAM II  
Oct 16PotthoffAnticoagulants, Antithrombotics & Thrombolytic Drugs I
Oct 17PotthoffDrugs Used in Atherosclerosis
Oct 18PotthoffDrugs Used in Anemias
Oct 19M. HerzigApplication Session - Blood
Oct 20FisherRenin Angiotensin System, Vasopressin and Kinins
Oct 23BairCentral & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
Oct 24BairAntihypertensive Agents
Oct 25BairRegulation of Coronary Blood Flow
Oct 26Bair   Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease
Oct 27Bair    Application Session - Hypertension/CHD
Oct 30FisherMechanisms in Heart Failure
Oct 31FisherDrugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
Nov 1BensonArrhythmias: Ionic & Electrophysiologic Basis
Nov 2BensonAntiarrhythmic Agents
Nov 3FisherSerotonin Drugs; Application Session - Heart
Nov 6---NO LECTURE 
Nov 7---NO LECTURE 
Nov 8 2:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM III  
Nov 9KolandAntimicrobial Agents: Introduction & Cell Wall Active Agents I
Nov 10KolandAntimicrobial Agents: Cell Wall Active Agents II
Nov 13KolandAntimicrobial Agents: Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Nov 14KolandAntimicrobial Agents: Antimetabolites & DNA Synthesis Inhibitors
Nov 15KolandAntimicrobial Agents: Antifungal
Nov 16KolandAntimicrobial Agents: Antiviral
Nov 17---NO LECTURE 
Nov 20-24  NO LECTURES - THANKSGIVING BREAK  
Nov 27AscoliInsulin & Oral Antidiabetic Agents
Nov 28AscoliThyroid & Antithyroid Agents
Nov 29AscoliAdrenocortical Steroids
Nov 30AscoliProgestins, Estrogens & Androgens
Dec 1AscoliDrugs that Affect Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones
Drugs that Affect Calcium Metabolism
Dec 4Anderson   Application Session - Endocrine Pharmacology
Dec 5SigmundPharmacogenetics
Dec 6---NO LECTURE 
Dec 7 2:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM IV  
Dec 8---NO LECTURE 
Dec 15 1:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM V + FINAL EXAM