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Pharmacotherapy: Cardio, Respiratory, Gastro & Endocrine Systems

Pharmacology
Free Course
Learn about different systems in the human body from cardiovascular to endocrine systems.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    SkillsCommons
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

The human body is made up of several systems that all have different roles to play to ensure the body is functioning properly. In this course, Pharmacotherapy: Cardio, Respiratory, Gastro & Endocrine Systems, you will learn about the functions of some of these systems in the human body.

The first module of this course will teach you about pharmacotherapy for the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. You will learn about the blood, what blood is made up of, and drug therapy for disorders associated with the blood. You will also learn about lung diseases such as COPD and the treatments available for these diseases. You will learn about allergy symptoms, antitussives, decongestants, and antihistamines. This module also teaches you about smoking and the addictive component of tobacco.

The second module of this course explains the gastrointestinal and endocrine systems. You will learn about disorders associated with each of these systems and drug therapy solutions for treating these disorders. This module also teaches you about nutrition and drugs for metabolism, including micronutrients, macronutrients, and various vitamins and their benefits.

This course will interest those studying healthcare or hoping to expand their knowledge on the systems in the human body. It will also suit anyone hoping to work in the pharmaceutical industry.

After completing this course, you will be able to:


  • Identify common herbal and alternative therapies that are related to the cardiovascular system.
  • List the different categorization of blood types.
  • Identify the use of a nebulizer.
  • Discuss the most effective ways of quitting smoking.
  • Differentiate between micronutrients and macronutrients.
  • List some trace minerals and their role in the human body.
  • Discuss the functions of the endocrine system in the human body.
  • Define the difference between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
  • Describe the effect of insulin on the human body.

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