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GS13 1013   Medical Pharmacology I

Dessauer, Carmen. Three semester hours. Fall annually. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

An introduction to the cellular, molecular and other pharmacological aspects of drug action in man. Topics include a thorough discussion of the principals of pharmacology including pharmacokinetics, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion. Examples will include drugs that are used to regulate the activity of the autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and renal systems, and the central nervous system. This course will fulfill the Pharmacology Track requirement for the Cell and Regulatory Biology Program.