Pharmacology

  • Basic Pharmacology for Dental Students

    PCOL:8240 (071:111)
    Spring Semester, 2015

    Course Director

    John Koland, PhD
    Phone:  (319) 335-6508

    Lectures

    1:00 - 1:50 pm (1:00 - 2:20 pm on exam days)
    *2:00 - 2:50 pm
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    Watzke Auditorium (Auditorium 3), Bowen Science Building

    Course Schedule

    Date Lecturer Topic
    Jan 5 Koland/TBN Course Introduction/Pharmacology Relevance to Dental Practice
    Jan 5 Kasson Introduction to Pharmacology
    Jan 7 Kasson Drug Absorption and Distribution
    Jan 9 Kasson Pharmacodynamics
    Jan 12 Kasson Drug and Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Jan 14 Kasson Drug Excretion
    Jan 16 Kasson     Drug Dose Regimens
    Jan 19   NO CLASS - MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
    Jan 21 Fisher Receptors and Signaling
    Jan 23 Koland Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
    Jan 26 Koland Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis; beta-Lactam Antibiotics
    Jan 28 Koland Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
    Jan 30 Koland Antimetabolites and Quinolones
    Jan 30* Koland Antifungal Agents
    Feb 2 Chen Antiviral Agents
    Feb 4 Koland Antineoplastic Agents I
     Feb 6   PROGRESS EXAM I (covers 12 lectures from Jan 5 through Jan 30 -- 36 questions)
    Feb 9 Koland Antineoplastic Agents II
    Feb 11 Koland Clinical Correlates: Antineoplastic Agents
    Feb 13 Usachev Analgesics I - Opioids
    Feb 16 Usachev Analgesics II - Opioids and Triptans
    Feb 18 F. Quelle Inflammation - Immunomodulators
    Feb 20 F. Quelle Inflammation - Antihistamines
    Feb 23 F. Quelle Inflammation - Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    Feb 25 F. Quelle Inflammation - Treatment of Asthma
    Feb 27 F. Quelle Renal I
    Mar 2  F. Quelle Renal II
    Mar 4 Strack Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
    Mar 6   PROGRESS EXAM II (covers 12 lectures from Feb 2 through Mar 2 - 36 lectures)
    Mar 9 Strack Cholinergic Stimulants, Inhibition of Cholinesterase
    Mar 11 Strack Cholinergic Antagonists
    Mar 13 Strack Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors
    Mar 16-20   SPRING BREAK
    Mar 23 Strack Adrenergic Stimulants
    Mar 25 Strack Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    Mar 27 Lee Antidepressants
    Mar 30 Lee Antianxiety Agents/Sedative Hypnotics
    Apr 1 Lee Anticonvulsants
    Apr 3 Lee Antipsychotic Drugs
    Apr 6 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Apr 8 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Apr 10   PROGRESS EXAM III (covers 10 lectures from Mar 4 through Apr 3 -- 30 questions)
    Apr 13 Lamping Coronary Heart Disease
    Apr 15 Fisher Heart Failure
    Apr 17 Faraci Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Apr 20 Potthoff Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics, Thrombolytic Drugs
    Apr 22 Fisher Drugs Used in Anemias
    Apr 24 Kasson Insulin and Anti-diabetic Agents
    Apr 27 Kasson Corticosteroids; Contraceptives
    Apr 29 Kasson Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    May 1   PROGRESS EXAM IV (covers 10 lectures from Apr 6 through April 29 -- 30 questions)