Pharmacology

  • Basic Pharmacology for Dental Students

    PCOL:8240
    Spring Semester, 2016

    Course Director

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

    Lectures

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


    Course Schedule

    Date Lecturer Topic
    Jan 4 Koland Course Introduction
    Jan 4 Kasson Introduction to Pharmacology
    Jan 6 Kasson Introduction to Pharmacology
    Jan 8 Kasson Drug Absorption and Distribution
    Jan 11 Kasson Pharmacodynamics
    Jan 13 Kasson Drug Metabolism and Excretion
    Jan 15 Kasson     Drug Dose Regimens
    Jan 18 NO CLASS - MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
    Jan 20 Fisher Receptors and Signaling
    Jan 22 Koland Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
    Jan 25 Koland Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis; beta-Lactam Antibiotics
    Jan 27 Koland Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
    Jan 29 Koland *Antimetabolites (Antifolates), Quinolones, Metronidazole and Antitubercular Agents
    Jan 29 Koland *Antifungal Agents
    Feb 1 Chen Antiviral Agents
    Feb 3 Koland Antineoplastic Agents I
     Feb 5 PROGRESS EXAM I (covers 12 lectures from Jan 4 through Jan 29 -- 36 questions)
    Feb 8 Koland Antineoplastic Agents II
    Feb 10 F. Quelle Inflammation - Immunomodulators
    Feb 12 F. Quelle Inflammation - Antihistamines
    Feb 15 F. Quelle Inflammation - Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    Feb 17 F. Quelle Inflammation - Treatment of Ashtma
    Feb 19 F. Quelle GI Drugs
    Feb 22 F. Quelle Renal I
    Feb 24 F. Quelle Renal II
    Feb 26 Strack Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
    Feb 29 Strack Cholinergic Stimulants, Inhibition of Cholinesterase
    Mar 2 Strack Cholinergic Antagonists
    Mar 4 PROGRESS EXAM II (covers 10 lectures from Feb 1 through Feb 24 - 30 questions)
    Mar 7 Strack Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors
    Mar 9 Strack Adrenergic Stimulants
    Mar 11 Strack Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    Mar 14-18   SPRING BREAK
    Mar 21 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Mar 23 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Mar 25 Lamping Coronary Heart Disease
    Mar 28 Fisher Heart Failure
    Mar 30 Faraci **Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Mar 30 Potthoff **Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics, Thrombolytic Drugs
    Apr 1 Potthoff Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
    Apr 4 Kasson Insulin and Anti-diabetic Agents
    Apr 6 Kasson Corticosteroids; Contraceptives
    Apr 8   PROGRESS EXAM III (covers 12 lectures from Feb 26 through Mar 30 -- 36 questions)
    Apr 11 Kasson Agents That Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    Apr 13 Usachev Analgesics I - Opioids
    Apr 15 Usachev Analgesics II - Opioids and Triptans
    Apr 18 Lee Antidepressants
    Apr 20 Lee Antianxiety Agents/Sedative Hypnotics
    Apr 22 Lee Anticonvulsants
    Apr 25 Lee Antipsychotic Drugs
    Apr 27 Ahlers Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Apr 29   PROGRESS EXAM IV (covers 11 lectures from Apr 1 through April 27 -- 33 questions)