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Pharmacology for Medical Writers: Part 2 – Drugs Acting on Peripheral Body Systems: Hormones, Inflammation, Gastrointestinal System

Level:
Foundation
Area:
Medical Science
Code:
MSF2
Duration:
03:00:00
Workshop profile:
You will normally either have: • Had no formal instruction in pharmacology. • Undertaken formal instruction in pharmacology in the past but wish to update your knowledge. Note: if you have no knowledge of pharmacology, you should not take this workshop until you have taken the workshop ‘Pharmacology for Medical Writers, Part 1: The Basics’.
Objective:
This workshop is intended to supplement knowledge and skills acquired in the workshop ‘Pharmacology for Medical Writers, Part 1: The Basics’. After the workshop participants will understand the properties of the several groups of drugs, their mechanisms of action, how they produce adverse effects, what they are useful for, and how they are used in practice.
Content:
The workshop will be largely didactic, although participants will be expected to interact with the presenter during the workshop. It will comprise both formal descriptions and exercises. You will also be encouraged to discuss any problems or difficulties you have with the pharmacology of these groups of drugs.