Pharmacology for Health Sciences: Nurse Anesthestists

PCOL:6204
Fall Semester, 2016
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 22 Kasson Introduction to Pharmacology
Aug 23 Kasson Pharmacokinetics: Drug Absorption
Aug 24 Kasson Pharmacodynamics: Drug-Receptor Interactions
Aug 25 Kasson Pharmacokinetics: Drug Metabolism & Excertion
Aug 26 Kasson Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Drug Dose Regimens
Aug 29 Gardinier Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics I
Aug 30 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics II
Aug 31 Gardinier Cholinergics III: Ganglionic & Neuromuscular Agents
Sept 1 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics I
Sept 2 Gardinier Application Session - Basic Principles
Sept 5    NO LECTURE - LABOR DAY  
Sept 6    Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics II
Sept 7 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Pharmacology of the Eye
Sept 8 F. Quelle Inflammation: Immunomodulators
Sept 9 F. Quelle Inflammation: Antihistamines
Sept 12 F. Quelle Inflammation: Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Sept 13 F. Quelle Inflammation: Treatment of Asthma
Sept 14     Koland Application Session - Inflammation
Sept 15 Koland Antineoplastic Agents I
Sept 16    2:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM I  
Sept 19 Koland Antineoplastic Agents II
Sept 20 O'Sullivan Pain & Opioids I
Sept 21 O'Sullivan Pain & Opioids II
Sept 22 O'Sullivan General Anesthesia I
Sept 23 O'Sullivan General Anesthesia II
Sept 26 O'Sullivan Local Anesthesia
Sept 27 O'Sullivan Application Session - Pain Management
Sept 28 Ahlers CNS: Antidepressants & Stimulants
Sept 29 Ahlers CNS: Sedative-Hypnotics/Antianxiety Agents
Sept 30 Ahlers CNS: Anticonvulsants
Oct 3 Ahlers CNS: Antipsychotic Agents
Oct 4 Ahlers CNS: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Oct 5 F.Quelle G.I. Drugs I
Oct 6 F.Quelle G.I. Drugs II
Oct 7 Wesemann Application Session - CNS Drugs
Oct 10 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Physiology
Oct 11 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Diuretics I
Oct 12 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Diuretics II; Antidiuretics & Uricosurics
Oct 13 F.Quelle Application Sesion - GI & Renal
Oct 14    2:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM II  
Oct 17 Potthoff Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics & Thrombolytic Drugs I
Oct 18 Potthoff Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
Oct 19 Potthoff Drugs Used in Anemias
Oct 20 M. Herzig Application Session - Blood
Oct 21 Fisher Renin Angiotensin System, Vasopressin and Kinins
Oct 24 Bair Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
Oct 25 Bair Antihypertensive Agents
Oct 26 Bair Regulation of Coronary Blood Flow
Oct 27 Bair Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease
Oct 28 Bair Application Session - Hypertension/CHD
Oct 31 Fisher Mechanisms in Heart Failure
Nov 1 Fisher Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
Nov 2 Benson Arrhythmias: Ionic & Electrophysiologic Basis
Nov 3 Benson Antiarrhythmic Agents
Nov 4 TBD Application Session - Heart
Nov 7 --- NO LECTURE  
Nov 8 --- NO LECTURE  
Nov 9   2:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM III  
Nov 10 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Introduction & Cell Wall Active Agents I
Nov 11 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Cell Wall Active Agents II
Nov 14 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Nov 15 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Antimetabolites & DNA Synthesis Inhibitors
Nov 16 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Antifungal
Nov 17 Koland Antimicrobial Agents: Antiviral
Nov 18 --- NO LECTURE  
Nov 21-25     NO LECTURES - THANKSGIVING BREAK  
Nov 28 Ascoli Insulin & Oral Antidiabetic Agents
Nov 29 Ascoli Thyroid & Antithyroid Agents
Nov 30 Ascoli Adrenocortical Steroids
Dec 1 Ascoli Progestins, Estrogens & Androgens
Dec 2 Ascoli Drugs that Affect Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones
Drugs that Affect Calcium Metabolism
Dec 5 Anderson Application Session - Endocrine Pharmacology
Dec 6 Sigmund Pharmacogenetics
Dec 7 --- NO LECTURE  
Dec 8    2:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM IV  
Dec 9 --- NO LECTURE  
Dec 16    1:00 - 4:00PM PROGRESS EXAM V + FINAL EXAM