Respiratory Therapy: Basic Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 2nd Edition

19.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course:

This advanced- level course is designed for respiratory therapists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for individuals receiving medication for respiratory conditions.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss general pharmacological principles.
  • Describe currently used adrenergic and anticholinergic bronchodilators and their modes of action.
  • Describe currently used anti-inflammatory agents and their modes of action.
  • Describe currently used mucolytic, anti-infective, and surfactant agents and their modes of action.
  • Identify currently used vasoconstrictive and vasodilatory agents and their modes of action.
About the Author: 
Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGST

Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGSTis an assistant research professor and program director for the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Schools of Allied Health and Medicine at Loma Linda University. She is also an adjunct researcher and advisor at the Department of Medicine at John Shyy Lab at the University of California, San Diego as well as the founder of Tranquility Community Health. Traci received her doctoral degree from the University of California, Riverside in biochemistry and molecular biology and her Bachelor of Science degree from Loma Linda University in emergency medical care. 
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Basic Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 2nd Edition

19.95
About the Course:

This advanced- level course is designed for respiratory therapists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for individuals receiving medication for respiratory conditions.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss general pharmacological principles.
  • Describe currently used adrenergic and anticholinergic bronchodilators and their modes of action.
  • Describe currently used anti-inflammatory agents and their modes of action.
  • Describe currently used mucolytic, anti-infective, and surfactant agents and their modes of action.
  • Identify currently used vasoconstrictive and vasodilatory agents and their modes of action.
About the Author: 
Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGST

Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGSTis an assistant research professor and program director for the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Schools of Allied Health and Medicine at Loma Linda University. She is also an adjunct researcher and advisor at the Department of Medicine at John Shyy Lab at the University of California, San Diego as well as the founder of Tranquility Community Health. Traci received her doctoral degree from the University of California, Riverside in biochemistry and molecular biology and her Bachelor of Science degree from Loma Linda University in emergency medical care.