Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Understand basic principles of pharmacodynamics related to drug-receptor interactions.

  • Apply pharmacodynamic principles to clinical practice as they relate to efficacy, potency, and toxicity of drugs.

  • Understand basic principles of pharmacokinetics related to the faith of drugs in the body.

  • Apply pharmacokinetic principles to clinical practice as they relate to drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, clearance, and dosing requirements.