Pharmacology

  • Basic Pharmacology for Dental Students

    PCOL:8240 (071:111)
    Spring Semester, 2014

    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 6 Koland Course Introduction
    Jan 6 Kasson Introduction to Pharmacology
    Jan 8 Baker Pharmacology Relevance to Dental Practice
    Jan 8 Kasson Drug Absorption and Distribution
    Jan 10 Kasson Pharmacodynamics
    Jan 13 Kasson Drug and Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Jan 15 Kasson Drug Excretion
    Jan 17 Kasson     Drug Dose Regimens
    Jan 20 NO CLASS - MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
    Jan 22 Fisher Receptors and Signaling
    Jan 24 Koland Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
    Jan 27 Koland Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis; b-lactam Antibiotics
    Jan 29 Koland Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
    Jan 31 Koland Antimetabolites and Quinolones
    Jan 31* Koland Antifungal Agents
    Feb 3 Chen Antiviral Agents
    Feb 5 Koland Antineoplastic Agents I
     Feb 7 PROGRESS EXAM I (covers 12 lectures from Jan 6 through Jan 31 -- 36 questions)
    Feb 10 Koland Antineoplastic Agents II
    Feb 12 Hohl Clinical Correlates: Antineoplastic Agents
    Feb 14 Usachev Analgesics I - Opioids
    Feb 17 Usachev Analgesics II - Opioids and Triptans
    Feb 29 F. Quelle Inflammation - Immunomodulators
    Feb 21 F. Quelle Inflammation - Antihistamines
    Feb 21* F. Quelle Inflammation - Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    Feb 24 F. Quelle Inflammation - Treatment of Asthma
    Feb 26 F. Quelle Renal I
    Feb 28      F. Quelle Renal II
    Mar 3 Strack Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
    Mar 5 Strack Cholinergic Stimulants, Inhibition of Cholinesterase
    Mar 7 PROGRESS EXAM II (covers 12 lectures from Feb 3 through Feb 28 - 36 lectures)
    Mar 10 Strack Cholinergic Antagonists
    Mar 12 Strack Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors 
    Mar 14 Strack Adrenergic Stimulants
    Mar 17-21 SPRING BREAK
    Mar 24 Strack Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    Mar 26 Hohl Clinical Correlations: Autonomics
    Mar 28 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Mar 31 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Apr 2 Lamping Coronary Heart Disease
    Apr 4 Fisher Heart Failure
    Apr 7 Faraci Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Apr 9 Hohl Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics, Thrombolytic Drugs
    Apr 11 PROGRESS EXAM III (covers 12 lectures from Mar 3 through Apr 7 -- 36 questions)
    Apr 14 Fisher Drugs Used in Anemias
    Apr 16 Kasson Insulin and Oral Hypoglycemic Agents
    Apr 18 Kasson Corticosteroids; Contraceptives
    Apr 21 Kasson Agents that Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    Apr 23 Lee Antidepressants
    Apr 25 Lee Antianxiety Agents / Sedative Hypnotics
    Apr 28 Lee Anticonvulsants
    Apr 30 Lee Antipsychotics
    May 2 PROGRESS EXAM IV (covers 9 lectures from Apr 9 through April 30 -- 27 questions)