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Pharmacology Course Descriptions

The New York Medical college offers the following basic pharmacology courses for nurses: PHARM 1000 Fundamentals of Pharmacology This course introduces the underlying principles of pharmacology and provides a perspective of the historical, regulatory (FDA) and industrial aspects of pharmacological science. This includes overviews of the physiological, biochemical, and anatomical foundations for the interaction of […]

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Basic Pharmacology – How Drugs Work?

Have you ever wondered how aspirin knows to go to your head when you have a headache and to your elbow when you have “Tennis Elbow”? On the other hand, how one or two small aspirins containing only 325-650 mg of active drug can relieve a headache or ease the inflammation of a strained muscle […]

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Basic Pharmacology in Mental Health

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) offers a seven-week online course, which focuses on basic pharmacology of substance abuse and mental health. It is the ideal course for care providers, front-line workers, clinicians, and case managers working in substance abuse programs and mental health programs. The topic areas covered are pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, how […]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Open Course in Pharmacology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers an open course in the Principle of basic Pharmacology. Students completing the course will do so at graduate level and the course description is as follows: The course’s object is the teaching of student the approach to the study of pharmacological agents. The intent of the course is not a […]

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Books on Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

• NEW Basic Pharmacology for Nurses – Baker, Valerie O’Toole, Sandra Cooper and Bruce D. Clayton is a new book with free shipping on eBay at $33,46 • Basic Pharmacology for Nurses – Pageburst Digital Book – by Michelle Willihnganz and Bruce D. Clayton and publication year 2012 is sold directly by Barnes & Noble […]

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Subdivisions of Pharmacological Sciences

Basic Pharmacology is the studying of not only medicine, but also veterinary medicines, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy. Knowledge about chemical properties, sources, therapeutic uses and biological effect of drugs and determining of the effects of chemical agents on subcellular mechanisms all falls under basic pharmacology studies. Following is a brief look at some of the […]