Basic Pharmacology: Part I - Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic Principles

Introduction

Introduction

Clinicians and patients recognize the major role played by drugs in modern healthcare.  Hence, it is important for practitioners to have a solid understanding of pharmacology.  Participants in this course will be introduced to general pharmacological principles as they relate to the use of drugs in dental practice.  Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic concepts will be reviewed.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Syllabus: Clinical Pharmacology – A Review for Oral Healthcare Providers

The syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 14-module online course. The course is intended to provide a framework to meet elements of educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students. In addition, the modules can serve as a resource to clinicians wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics.

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