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Pathogens And Issues In Pharmacology

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 5 hours Pharmacology: 1.3 hours
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Course Summary

Antibiotic therapy, as part of a medical plan and lifesaving measure, as well as antibiotic misuse and resistance, are discussed in terms of the general principles that clinicians must understand when selecting a course of pharmacology treatment for an infectious disease. This course is part of a 2-part series on antimicrobial therapy with a focus on general issues affecting antibiotic selection, the types of pathogens and diseases treated, and on specific antibiotics' indication, administration and potential adverse effects, as discussed here and in the accompanying course Pharmacological Approaches In The Treatment Of Pathogens.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Pathogens
  • Bacterial Transmission Of Infection
  • Viral Transmission Of Infection
  • Fungal And Protozoan Transmission Of Infection
  • Virulence
  • Antibiotics
  • Classes Of Antibiotics
  • Interactions Of Antibiotics
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Summary

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