Pharmacology I
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021
   

BIO 5404 - Pharmacology I

Credits, 5 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 412 or BIO 5412 , or equivalent, BIO 413 or BIO 5413 , graduate standing in the MS Biology Medical Sciences, or current student in Medical or Dental School or Instructor Consent.
This course will not count towards the MS in Biology Biological Sciences. This course in part one of a study of basic and clinical pharmacology with an emphasis on major drug groups and their mechanisms of action. This course will also include the recommended drugs for all major diseases of the autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular and renal systems, smooth muscle, and the CNS; it will integrate some basic human pathology to enhance further understanding of drugs on certain diseases. The study of each drug will cover bioavailability, route of delivery, its mechanism of action, its medical use, its contraindications, and its adverse effects.