Update in Applied Pharmacology
158 Oxford Road, Cowley, OX4 2LA
This course is suitable for all health professionals wanting to update their general knowledge of the science of pharmacology and how this knowledge is applied in the practice setting. The course utilises real case studies to assist the learner in understanding and managing medicines in health services.
Core contemporary topics will be accessed to deliver the core content.
This course will be delivered with a mix of teaching styles for example presentation, discussion and case scenario workshops.
Current evidence-based practice will inform delivery.
A formative assessment quiz will be undertaken at the end of the course for students to assess their learning.
Rang and Dale (needs full reference)
Neal’s medical Pharmacology at a glance eighth ed
McGavrock. H. 2015? How Drugs Work: Basic Pharmacology for Healthcare professionals. 4th Edition
National Institute for Health and Care Professionals (NICE) frameworks and guidelines.
Certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course.
To gain a clear understanding of pharmaco-kinetics and pharmaco-dynamics
Understand how these concepts can be useful in patient management
Describe the pharmacological mode of action for commonly used drug groups
Disease prevention e.g. immunisation