Basic Pharmacology Review Course (Free!)

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About Course

Learn the basics of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics including concentration-time curves, routes of administration, distribution, agonists, antagonists, and more!


Basic Pharmacology Review Course


  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Common Terms
  • Overview of Drug Development

What Will I Learn?

  • Basic Pharmacokinetic principles such as absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination
  • Basic Pharmacodynamic principles such as efficacy, potency, therapeutic window, agonists, antagonists, Emax, and more.
  • Overview of drug development

Topics for this course

8 Lessons


Defining Pharmacokinetics and reviewing important principles of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination.


Defining Pharmacodynamics and Reviewing basic principles such as Emax, efficacy, potency, agonists, antagonists, and more.

Drug Development?

Overview of how drugs are brought to market. Learn about the different phases of drug development.


References for additional reading/review.

About the instructor

Michael Ingram MD

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist

Dr. Ingram is a board certified psychiatrist with expertise in a variety of psychiatric disorders. He has particular interests in Neuropsychopharmacology as well as the diagnosis and treatment of both Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Adults. Dr. Ingram is an advocate for the destigmatization of psychiatric disorders and has additional training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (formerly Psychosomatic Medicine), a sub-specialty aiming to bridge the gap between mental and physical health.

Dr. Ingram spends part of his clinical time as a Psychiatric consultant in Los Angeles, CA providing recommendations for appropriate management of patients suffering with conditions such as Dementia, Delirium, Catatonia, Drug/Alcohol withdrawal/dependence, mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, Psychotic disorders, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Dr. Ingram is actively involved in medical education and founded/created Simply Psych EDU: Psychiatry and Neuroscience, an educational website and mental health blog focusing on topics related to Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and the clinical Neurosciences.

Michael T. Ingram Psychiatry, Inc.
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Target Audience

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Medical Students
  • Pharmacy Students
  • Clinicians/Physicians
  • Nursing Students
  • Physician Assistants
  • Residents