Pharmacology for Health Sciences: Graduate Students

PCOL:6203
Fall Semester, 2018
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

Kasson

Date   Lecturer   Topic  
Aug 20 Kasson Introduction to Pharmacology
Aug 21 Kasson Pharmacokinetics: Drug Absorption
Aug 22 Kasson Pharmacodynamics: Drug-Receptor Interactions
Aug 23 Kasson Pharmacokinetics: Drug Metabolism & Excertion
Aug 24 Kasson Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Drug Dose Regimens
Aug 27 Gardinier Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics I
Aug 28 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics II
Aug 29 Gardinier Cholinergics III: Ganglionic & Neuromuscular Agents
Aug 30 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics I
Aug 31 Kasson Application Session - Basic Principles
Sept 3 NO LECTURE - LABOR DAY  
Sept 4   Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics II
Sept 5 Gardinier Glaucoma; Application Session - Autonomic Pharmacology
Sept 6 F. Quelle Inflammation: Immunomodulators
Sept 7 F. Quelle Inflammation: Antihistamines
Sept 10 F. Quelle Inflammation: Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Sept 11 F. Quelle Inflammation: Treatment of Asthma
Sept 12   F. Quelle Application Session - Inflammation
Sept 13 O'Sullivan Pain & Opioids I
Sept 14    2:00 - 3:40PM PROGRESS EXAM I  
Sept 17 O'Sullivan Pain & Opioids II
Sept 18 O'Sullivan Local Anesthesia
Sept 19
2:00 pm
O'Sullivan General Anesthesia I
Sept 19 O'Sullivan General Anesthesia II
Sept 20 Koland Antineoplastic Agents I
Sept 21 Koland Antineoplastic Agents II
Sept 24 Dannen CNS: Antidepressants & Stimulants
Sept 25 --- NO LECTURE 
Sept 26 Dannen CNS: Sedative-Hypnotics/Antianxiety Agents
Sept 27 Dannen CNS: Anticonvulsants 
Sept 28 Dannen CNS: Antipsychotic Agents
Oct 1 Dannen CNS: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Oct 2 O'Sullivan Application Session - Pain Management
Oct 3 Quelle G.I. Drugs I
Oct 4 Quelle G.I. Drugs II
Oct 5 Wesemann Application Session - CNS Drugs
Oct 8 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Physiology
Oct 9 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Diuretics I
Oct 10 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Diuretics II; Antidiuretics & Uricosurics
Oct 11 F.Quelle Application Sesion - GI & Renal
Oct 12 2:00 - 3:40PM PROGRESS EXAM II  
Oct 15 Potthoff Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics & Thrombolytic Drugs
Oct 16 Potthoff Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
Oct 17 Potthoff Drugs Used in Anemias
Oct 18 M. Herzig Application Session - Blood
Oct 19 Fisher Renin Angiotensin System, Vasopressin and Kinins
Oct 22 Bair Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
Oct 23 Bair Antihypertensive Agents
Oct 24 Bair Regulation of Coronary Blood Flow
Oct 25 Bair    Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease
Oct 26 Bair     Application Session - Hypertension/CHD
Oct 29 Fisher Mechanisms in Heart Failure
Oct 30 Fisher Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
Oct 31 Benson Arrhythmias: Ionic & Electrophysiologic Basis
Nov 1 Benson Antiarrhythmic Agents
Nov 2 Fisher Serotonin Drugs; Application Session - Heart
Nov 5 --- NO LECTURE 
Nov 6 --- NO LECTURE 
Nov 7 2:00 - 3:50PM  PROGRESS EXAM III  
Nov 8 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Introduction & Cell Wall Active Agents I
Nov 9 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Cell Wall Active Agents II
Nov 12 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Nov 13 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Antimetabolites & DNA Synthesis Inhibitors
Nov 14 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Antifungals
Nov 15 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Antivirals
Nov 16 --- NO LECTURE 
Nov 19-23  NO LECTURES - THANKSGIVING BREAK  
Nov 26 Kasson Insulin & Oral Antidiabetic Agents
Nov 27 Kasson Thyroid & Antithyroid Agents
Nov 28 Kasson Adrenocortical Steroids
Nov 29 Kasson Progestins, Estrogens & Androgens
Nov 30 Kasson Drugs that Affect Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones
Drugs that Affect Calcium Metabolism
Dec 3 Anderson    Application Session - Endocrine Pharmacology
Dec 4 Sigmund Pharmacogenetics
Dec 5 --- NO LECTURE 
Dec 6 2:00 - 3:30PM  PROGRESS EXAM IV  
Dec 7 --- NO LECTURE 
Dec 14 1:00 - 3:30PM  FINAL EXAM