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.