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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHCY 2202 - Surgery, Critical Care, Transplant

Cr Hrs: 3.5 (3-1-0)

This course consists of lectures designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts related to pharmacotherapy management of critical care and solid organ transplant patients. In addition, therapeutic considerations for surgical patients in the pre-, peri-, and postoperative settings and treatment of patients for selected poisonings will be included. Content from the disciplines of medicinal chemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology and toxicology, and therapeutics will be covered. The etiology and pathophysiology of complications will be covered to the extent required to thoroughly understand management. The course will also address the influence of critical illness and solid organ transplant on drug pharmacokinetics. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational, evidence-based drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and monitoring of drug response using appropriate clinical assessment and laboratory measures.

May repeat one time.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture
Location offered: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Benjamin T Duhart Jr

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