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Molecules, Cells, and Tissues: Week 3

Week 3

October 23-27

Assigned Readings

Interactive Session Pre-Work

Interactive Workshop- Glucose Metabolisms and Diabetes

Review the Week 3 required Rx Bricks

TBL: Pharmacokinetics

Read the following Rx Bricks covering Pharmacokinetics.
Guide your study to understand these key concepts and principles:
ADME, Bioavailability (F), Vd, Drug elimination (First vs Zero order kinetics), Drug half life, clearance (Cl), elimination rate constant (k), plasma drug concentration (Cp), loading dose, maintenance dose (and also how to calculate such dosing). 

Read the following book chapter, and give particular attention to understanding dose calculations (i.e. loading and maintenance dosing of a drug).