Learn the principles of pharmacokinetics and how to apply them to create patient dosing regimens, with this online course from Taipei Medical University.
Who is the course for?
This course is for professionals or students looking to build their clinical pharmacokinetic knowledge. You might be an undergraduate pharmacy student, a postgraduate pharmacy student or a pharmacist in clinical practice.
What topics will you cover?
The fish tank – A simplified model of first-order elimination
Dosing basics – How to determine the right amount of drug for a patient
The ups and downs of predicting changes in drug concentration
The challenges of assessing renal and hepatic clearance
What pharmacists need to know about dosing aminoglycosides and vancomycin
Clinical application – vancomycin and gentamycin case practice
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify factors that affect the absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and binding of drugs
Interpret laboratory results, assess clinical findings
Apply pharmacokinetic concepts in order to determine an individualized dosage regimen for a specific patient