Course Number 
Phrm Sci: Immunology & Toxicology
Description 

This block builds on the basic principles of cellular and molecular immunology taught in PRHM 568 and emphasizes the pathophysiology of autoimmune diseases. The major drug classes and agents used clinically for the treatment of immunologic disorders (e.g., immunosuppressive drugs including steroids) are introduced together with pertinent chemical properties/structure-activity relationships, and pharmacology including: mechanism of action, drug action, adverse effects, key differentiation factors between individual agents, contraindications, and clinically significant drug-drug and drug-disease interactions. In addition, toxicology, mechanisms of toxicity, and the pharmacologic use of antidotes are discussed. 2.5 credits.

Course Credits (Minimum) 
3
Counts towards 
N/A
Prerequisites 
NULL