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Clinical Pharmacology: Geriatric Drug Therapy and CNS Pharmacology

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Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   5
Registration Fee:   $144


Objectives
1. Identify the basic types of side effects and adverse drug reactions for common therapeutic drugs. 2. Differentiate between selective and nonselective drugs. 3. Identify and differentiate between pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and toxicity. 4. Differentiate the different name types for drugs. 5. Differentiate between enteral and parenteral administration of a drug. 6. Define half-life. 7. Define potency of a drug. 8. Define therapeutic index. 9. Identify altered effects of drugs in the elderly. 10. Define polypharmacy. 11. Identify the different types of dependency. 12. Define Hypertensive Crisis. 13. Identify and differentiate between the types of seizures. 14. Identify the therapeutic agents, functional outcomes and solutions in patients with movement disorders. 15. Identify the stages of anesthesia. 16. Identify MAC- minimum alveolar anesthetic. 17. Identify the therapeutic agents, functional outcomes and solutions in patients receiving general anesthetics.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapist, Speech and Language Pathologist, and Athletic Trainers

Agenda
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate Total Run time 5 hr. 37 min. 9 sec

Description
“Clinical Pharmacology: Geriatric Drug Therapy and CNS Pharmacology” ©2011 is offered in cooperation with Suzanne Tinsley. This course is a 5 contact hour video based course. “Clinical Pharmacology: Geriatric Drug Therapy and CNS Pharmacology” focuses on an intro to Pharmacology, Drug Therapy in the Elderly, and CNS Pharmacology. The case studies presented in this course use clinical reasoning based on the highest level of evidence available.

Dates and Locations
 
Purchase Address:   Home-study
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Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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