Intro to Clinical Pharmacology: Dynamics and Kinetics

Practical, Real World Applications and Examples of Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic Principles
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (170 ratings)
2,756 students
1hr 36min of on-demand video

Clinical pharmacology
Physiological Changes in the Elderly


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This video course is a review of numerous pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles that may affect patient care. I focused on the most common principles that have an impact on the clinical care of patients. Pharmacodynamic terms and examples include agonists, antagonists, mechanism of action, and receptor selectivity. Pharmacokinetic terms and examples include; half-life, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination. As a bonus, I've included some basics on physiological changes in the elderly that may affect the way medications interact with the body.

Who this course is for:

  • Nursing students
  • Beginner Pharmacy Students
  • Beginner Medical Students
  • Beginner Physician Assistants
  • Beginner Nurse Practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Pharmacy Technicians


Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacology Expert
Eric Christianson
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 170 Reviews
  • 2,756 Students
  • 1 Course

I'm a clinical pharmacist with 10+ years of experience. I am an author of several Amazon best-selling books in the medication arena. In addition, I have created one of the longest-running pharmacy education blogs (Meded101) and one of the most popular podcasts (Real Life Pharmacology) on pharmacology. I've been acknowledged or quotes in the Wall Street Journal, American Journal of Nursing, Pharmacy Times, and Pharmacy Today publications.

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