RET 1124 Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology I
Actions, effects, dosages and indications for drug classes commonly used to treat pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Respiratory Care
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: CHE 1111
- Identify and describe the principles of pharmacokinetics and dynamics including the function of the autonomic nervous system and the mechanism of action for adrenergic and cholinergic drugs.
- Identify indications, contraindications and effects for various respiratory drugs and calculate appropriate dosages.
- Identify indications, contraindications and effects for various beta adrenergic bronchodilators and xanthines
- Identify indications, contraindications and effect of miscellaneous agents, including Smoking Cessation Agents, Mucolytics, Surfactant, and agents to treat asthma
Credit Hours: 1
Classroom Hours: 1