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Clinical Pharmacology: Geriatric Drug Therapy and CNS Pharmacology
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours: 5
Registration Fee: $144
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.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapist, Speech and Language Pathologist, and Athletic Trainers
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Total Run time 5 hr. 37 min. 9 sec
“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
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM