Pharmacokinetics: Essential Theory and Practical Considerations

Venue: Acadia University

Location: Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Event Date/Time: Aug 09, 2010 End Date/Time: Aug 11, 2010
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PARTIAL COURSE CONTENTS //
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* Physico-chemical determinants of drug disposition
* Kinetics of drug absorption, distribution & elimination ("ADME")
* First order rate constants and half-life
* Apparent volume of distribution
* Clearance concepts
* First-pass effects
* Area under concentration-time curves (exposure assessment)
* Compartmental models (including criteria for choosing the "best" model)
* Steady-state concepts (multiple dosing)
* Bioavailability & bioequivalence
* Noncompartmental analysis (mean residence times, etc.)
* Fraction absorbed (Wagner-Nelson) plots
* Drug metabolism (biotransformation)
* Drug protein binding
* Causes of pharmacokinetic variability
* Toxicokinetics
* Pharmacokinetics computer programs

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Fees: $1,495 (special rates for more than two registrants from the same organization)

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