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RET 1124 Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology I

Actions, effects, dosages and indications for drug classes commonly used to treat pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases.

Prerequisites: CHE 1111 and Restricted to Majors

Course Outcomes
  • 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: 1 hour
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Respiratory Care
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term