• Pharmacology for Health Sciences: Medical

    PCOL:8225 (071:105)
    Fall Semester, 2014
    Course Director

    Barry Kasson, PhD
    Phone: (319) 335-9954


    11:30AM - 12:20PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
    Bowen Science Building, Beisner Auditorium (Aud 1)

    Course Schedule

    Date Lecturer Topic
    Aug 25 Kasson  Introduction to Pharmacology
    Aug 26 Kasson Pharmacokinetics: Drug Absorption
    Aug 27 Kasson Pharmacodynamics: Drug-Receptor Interactions
    Aug 28 Kasson Pharmacokinetics: Drug Metabolism & Excertion
    Aug 29 Kasson Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Drug Dose Regimens
    Sept 2 Gardinier Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous System; Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics I
    Sept 3 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergics II
    Sept 4 Gardinier Cholinergics III: Ganglionic & Neuromuscular Agents
    Sept 5 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics I
    Sept 8 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergics II
    Sept 9 Gardinier Autonomic Nervous System: Pharmacology of the Eye
    Sept 10 F. Quelle Inflammation: Immunomodulators
    Sept 11 F. Quelle Inflammation: Antihistamines
    Sept 12  NO LECTURE - Medical Student Research Day 
    Sept 15 F. Quelle Inflammation: Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    Sept 16 F. Quelle Inflammation: Treatment of Asthma
    Sept 17       Koland Antineoplastic Agents I
    Sept 18 Koland Antineoplastic Agents II
    Sept 19  9:00 - 11:00AM PROGRESS EXAM I
    Sept 19 Brennan Pain & Opioids I
    Sept 22 Brennan Pain & Opioids II
    Sept 23 Brennan Pain & Opioids III
    Sept 24 Brennan General Anesthesia I
    Sept 25 Brennan General Anesthesia II
    Sept 26 Brennan Local Anesthesia
    Sept 29 Usachev CNS: Antidepressants & Stimulants
    Sept 30 Mohapatra CNS: Sedative-Hypnotics/Antianxiety Agents
    Oct 1 Usachev CNS: Anticonvulsants
    Oct 2 Mohapatra CNS: Antipsychotic Agents
    Oct 3 Usachev CNS: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Oct 6 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Physiology
    Oct 7 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Diuretics I
    Oct 8 F.Quelle Renal Drugs: Diuretics II; Antidiuretics & Uricosurics
    Oct 9 Hegeman Clinical Use of Diuretics
    Oct 10   NO LECTURE
    Oct 13 F.Quelle G.I. Drugs I
    Oct 14 F.Quelle G.I. Drugs II
    Oct 15 Potthoff Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics & Thrombolytic Drugs I
    Oct 16   NO LECTURE
    Oct 17 9:00 - 11:00AM PROGRESS EXAM II
    Oct 17 Fisher Renin Angiotensin System, Vasopressin and Kinins
    Oct 20 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Oct 21 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Oct 22 Lamping Regulation of Coronary Blood Flow
    Oct 23 Lamping     Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease
    Oct 24 Potthoff Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
    Oct 27 Fisher Serotonin; Mechanisms in Heart Failure
    Oct 28 Fisher Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
    Oct 29 Benson Arrhythmias: Ionic & Electrophysiologic Basis
    Oct 30 Benson Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Oct 31 Benson Clinical Pharmacology of Antiarrhythmics/Antihypertensives
    Nov 3 Ludewig Toxicology I
    Nov 4 Ludewig Toxicology II
    Nov 5 Ludewig Toxicology III
    Nov 6      NO LECTURE
    Nov 6 D Quelle Antimicrobial Agents: Cell Wall Active Agents I
    Nov 7  9:00 - 11:00AM PROGRESS EXAM III
    Nov 7 Grobe Drugs Used in Anemias
    Nov 10 Ascoli Insulin & Oral Antidiabetic Agents
    Nov 11 Ascoli Thyroid & Antithyroid Agents
    Nov 12 Ascoli Adrenocortical Steroids 
    Nov 13 Ascoli Progestins, Estrogens & Androgens
    Nov 14 Ascoli Drugs that Affect Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones; Drugs that Affect Calcium Metabolism
    Nov 17 D. Quelle Antimicrobial Agents: Introduction
    Nov 18 D. Quelle Antimicrobial Agents: Cell Wall Active Ageents II
    Nov 19 D. Quelle Antimicrobial Agents: Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
    Nov 20 D. Quelle Antimicrobial Agents: Antimetabolites & DNA Synthesis Inhibitors
    Nov 21 D. Quelle Antimicrobial Agents: Antifungal
    Dec 1 Wilson     Antimicrobial Agents: Antiparasitics
    Dec 2 DesJardin Antimicrobial Agents: Antimycobacterial
    Dec 3 Krasowski Pharmacogenetics
    Dec 4 Kasson Over-The-Counter Medications (OTS's)
    Dec 5 Kasson Herbals
    Dec 5
    Maury Antimicrobial Agents: Antivirals
    Dec 9 9:00AM - 11:00AM PROGRESS EXAM IV
    Dec 19 9:30AM - 12:30PM PROGRESS EXAM V + FINAL EXAM