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

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PHCY 2102 - Pulmonology

Cr Hrs: 2.5 (2-1-0)

This course consists of lectures designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts related to pulmonary diseases and their management. Content from the disciplines of medicinal chemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, and therapeutics will be covered. Principles related to pulmonary physiology and drug disposition into the lung will be included. The etiology and pathophysiology of acute and chronic lung diseases will be covered to the extent required to thoroughly understand the management of each disease, as well as measures used in the prevention of lung disease. Students will be taught how to educate patients about key topics such as different options for smoking cessation and correct use of inhalation devices. National/International Guidelines will be stressed in lectures regarding therapeutics. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational, evidence-based drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and clinical monitoring of drug response using appropriate clinical, physical assessment, and laboratory measures.

May repeat one time.

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

Fall - Instructor of Record: Sarah Eudaley

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