RET1451 Advanced Respiratory Pharmacology

This course continues to introduce students to the study of pharmacological principles related to the treatment of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. The course includes a study of the anatomy and basic function of the central and peripheral nervous systems, principles of drug action, the basic methods of drug administration, standard drug calculations, and the effects of drugs on specific body systems. Inhaled bronco-active aerosols and other agents commonly employed in the care of the cardiopulmonary patient are discussed in conjunction with more advanced principles and therapies pertaining to acute and critical care settings. Students must complete this course with a grade of "C" or higher.

Prerequisite: RET 1007. Corequisite: RET 1875L.

Terms Typically Offered:Summer

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

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