Pharmacokinetic Calculations

Description:

This module uses “real-world” cases to show you how to perform common pharmacokinetic calculations. Although you will often be able to prescribe drugs safely without performing these calculations, there are instances such as these where they are necessary to safely treat your patients; and it is always helpful to know “what’s under the hood,” so to speak.
 
By the end of this module, you can emulate these examples to calculate:


Learning objectives for this Activity:

The Max/min drug concentration over the dosing interval

The amount of drug to give as a bolus to rapidly achieve a therapeutic concentration

The infusion rate needed to achieve a target Steady state concentration

The amount of drug to give to achieve a target Steady state

The time required to clear a drug from the system


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