Jan 17, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

PHS 733 - Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Antibiotics


Prerequisite, Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences major. This course will cover necessary properties and characteristics of antimicrobial agents, research techniques, and applications necessary for the screening and development of novel antimicrobial agents. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) principles of currently available antibiotics will be discussed. Use of PK/PD principles to optimize antimicrobial therapy and fight bacterial resistance will be reviewed. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits