Course Overview

Pharmacology Online PreviewThis course provides an intensive overview of pharmacology, knowledge of which is critical for both drug discovery and development. The principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics are presented, followed by an introduction to the pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular system, and central nervous system.

You should expect to spend approximately 15 hours of study time to complete the course.

NOTE: This course must be completed using the Google Chrome internet browser. Course functionality and design is not compatible with other browsers.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the general principles of pharmacology.
  • Interpret the interrelationships between pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics.
  • Discuss the effects of drugs on the sympathetic and parasympathetic elements of the autonomic nervous system.
  • Relate pharmacology as it applies to the major organ systems, central nervous system, and cardiovascular system.

Who Should Attend

  • Project managers
  • Clinical research associates
  • Medical writers
  • Regulatory affairs specialists
  • Marketing professionals
  • Pharmacists

Download Course Outline

  • Principles of Pharmacodynamics
  • Introductory Pharmacokinetics
  • System Review I: Autonomic Nervous System Pharmacology
  • System Review II: Cardiovascular System Pharmacology
  • System Review III: Central Nervous System Pharmacology

Pharmaceutical Education & Research Institute, Inc. (PERI) is pleased to make continuing education credit available to you for completion of this program. To receive credit, you must complete the entire program, including receiving a passing score of at least 70 on course assessment. and submit the Continuing Education Application form directly to the PERI Registrar. Additional $35 fee applies for students who are applying for continuing education credit.

Continuing Education: Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Education & Research Institute, Inc. (PERI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number is #0708-0000-16-008-H01-P. 1.5 continuing education units (CEU) are available for this program. Initial Release Date: 9/23/2016. Expiration Date: 09/23/2019. This is a knowledge based CPE activity.

Continuing Education: Medical
PERI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PERI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participant in the activity.

Minimum Hardware Requirements
Windows 98/2000/NT/XP
Mac computer with an Intel processor
Pentium III processor at 500 MHz
128 MB RAM

Minimum Software Requirements
Students must complete this course using Google Chrome only.
Adobe Acrobat Reader and Flash plug-ins

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Course Details

Online Course
4-Month Access
$615.00 Registration Fee




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Our Students

  • 1 “This course helps me speak to and understand concerns of R&D colleagues.”

  • 2 “I have gained a much more in depth knowledge of the premarketing side to clinical
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