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Clinical Pharmacology

course code : cp 001

course hours : 24 hours

PREREQUISITE: N/A

Course Description

The course is 3 days, each day include 3 lectures regarding the following topics: A. Cardiology (Hypertension, Heart failure, cardiac medications) B. Neurology (epilepsy, ischemic stroke and antiepileptic’s) C. Antibiotics and infectious diseases D. Case handling steps & interactive case discussion

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the participant will be able to:

  • Choose the appropriate regimen of antibiotics according to the type of infection
  • Recommend patient-specific pharmacologic therapy for the management of chronic heart failure, with an emphasis on mortality-reducing agents
  • Develop an optimal pharmacologic management plan for a patient with hypertension according to practice guidelines and clinical trial evidence.
  • Differentiate between various seizures medications on the basis of use and adverse effects.
  • Develop a treatment strategy for status epilepticus.
  • Identify appropriate treatment strategies for primary and secondary stroke prevention.
  • Determine the appropriateness of treatment with tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke.
  • Develop systematic methodology in case handling (clinical pharmacist perspective

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