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Introduction to Pharmacology

You can watch a preview of this course by clicking on the first 3 videos in the curriculum below.

You will receive a certificate of completion upon completing all the modules of the course.

Course Description

The course consists of 3 Modules, each of 2 hours.

The total duration of the course is 6 hours.

Course Description

Introduction to pharmacology is the study of how a drug works on the body, its side effects on the body, basic drug classifications, basic pharmacology terminology and the way the body uses the drug including receptor mechanisms, drug distribution and metabolism, and pharmacokinetics. The objectives of this course that each student should be able to: Identify the fundamental principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and apply the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles that describe drug actions in humans. 

Module 1 Curriculum


  1- Introduction
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  2- Tell us about yourself
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  3- Definition of pharmacology
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  4- Classification of drugs
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  5- Nomenclature of drug
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  6- Pharmaceutical dosage forms Part 1
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  7- Pharmaceutical dosage forms Part 2
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  8- What is in drug? Part 1
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  9- What is in drug? Part 2
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  10- Clinical Trials Part 1
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  11- Clinical Trials Part 2
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  12- Mechanism of absorption Part 1
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  13- Mechanism of absorption Part 2
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  14- Rate this Course
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  15- Route of administration Part 1
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  16- Route of administration Part 2
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  17- Route of administration Part 3
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  18- Route of administration Part 4
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  19- Distribution Part 1
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  20- Distribution Part 2
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  21- Metabolism Part 1
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  22- Metabolism Part 2
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  23- Metabolism Part 3
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  24- First Pass effect
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  25- Elimination Part 1
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  26- Elimination Part 2
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  27- Next Module
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Hi, I’m Dr. Sarah Hassan


PhD In pharmacology from Strasbourg university,

Program director and lecturer of Pharmacology at ULebX,

My doctoral dissertation and research interest in cell biology and pharmacology focused in anticancer drugs, enhancing their efficacy and reducing their toxicity potential by their combination with natural substances and the development and characterization of a novel in vitro hepatic model and study their metabolic cytochrome P450 capabilities.


Enrollment Fees


$10

UCN 1021 - Introduction to Pharmacology