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Tag: Pharmacology

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August 14, 2020

Dental Management of the Cardiac Patient

The use of epinephrine in dental pain management of cardiac patients is controversial in large part due to insufficient understanding of ischemic heart disease pathophysiology and structure-activity relationship of cardiogenic drugs. Since healthcare students often receive information in a disjointed process covering discrete coursework in physiology, pathology, and pharmacology spanning several semesters, integration of knowledge for clinical application is challenging. […]

April 12, 2019

Drug Dosing Calculations: an interactive approach to maintenance and loading dose calculations

This module will walk the learner through the basics of Bioavailability, Volume of Distribution, Clearance, and Half-Life before diving into loading and maintenance dose calculations.  

April 11, 2019

Pharmacology of Common Pain Medications

This e-module will review Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, and Morphine Sulfate’s mechanism of actions, side effects, and nursing considerations.

August 21, 2018

Heart Failure Pharmacology

This e-module will discuss vasrious medications used for heart failure, their mechanism of action, and potential side effects.

August 21, 2018

How Diuretics Work

This e-module will describe how diuretics work in the nephron to produce their effects on the body. It will describe the various mechanisms of action behind each class of diuretics and differentiate where in the nephron each diuretic works.

August 9, 2018