Lectures Offered

Pharmacology Education in the Health Sciences

Crisp Enterprises provides customized on-line and face-to-face medical pharmacology lectures to students enrolled in accredited programs in the health sciences.  The potential audiences for these lectures include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical students (MD/DO)
  • Podiatry students (DPM)
  • Nursing students (R.N., BSN, MSN, DNP)
  • Students in Doctor of Physical Therapy programs (DPT)
  • Students in Occupational Therapy programs (OTR, OTD)
  • Physician Assistant programs (PA)
  • Dentistry programs (DDS, DMD)
  • Public Health and Health Administration programs (PhD, MPH, DrPH)

Pharmacology Lectures Offered

All lectures and courses are tailored to meet the professional needs of students enrolled in accredited health sciences programs.  Examples of the pharmacology lectures available are listed below.  All lectures will be customized to meet the professional licensure needs of each program.

Principles of Medical Pharmacology

  • Introduction to Medical Pharmacology
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Drug receptors and pharmacodynamics
  • Drug development and regulation

Autonomic Pharmacology and Pharmacology of the Neuromuscular Junction

  • Acetylcholine receptor agonists and antagonists
  • Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs)
  • Antimuscarinic agents
  • Neuromuscular blockers

Cardiovascular and Renal Pharmacology

  • Antihypertensive agents
  • Antianginal agents
  • Antiarrhythmic agents
  • Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diuretics
  • Drugs for the treatment of lipid disorders
  • Hematopoietic drugs
  • Anticoagulants


  • Introduction to CNS pharmacology
  • Antidepressants
  • Antipsychotics
  • Drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease
  • Drugs for neurodegenerative diseases
  • Sedative hypnotics
  • Antiseizure medications
  • Skeletal muscle relaxants
  • Opiate analgesics
  • General and local anesthetics
  • Drugs of Abuse and ethanol

Drugs Used to Treat Pain, Inflammation, Headache and Arthritic Disorders

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) and non-narcotic analgesics
  • Pharmacology of arthritis (disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs; DMARDS)
  • Drugs for headache disorders

Pharmacology of GI and Respiratory Systems

  • Drugs for respiratory disorders
  • Drugs for disorders of the GI tract
  • Autacoids
  • Endocrine Pharmacology
  • Hypothalamic and pituitary drugs
  • Thyroid medications
  • Adrenal corticosteroids and related drugs
  • Oral contraception and fertility drugs
  • Pharmacology of diabetes
  • Drugs affecting bone mineral homeostatic mechanisms


  • Introduction to antimicrobial mechanisms of action and resistance
  • Antibiotic pharmacology
  • Antimycobacterial agents
  • Cancer chemotherapeutics
  • Antivirals and the treatment of HIV
  • Antifungal drugs
  • Antiparasitic pharmacology
  • Immunopharmacology


  • Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
  • Heavy metal toxicology and chelators
  • List of toxicological agents and antidotes
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Pharmacology Instruction and Consultation, LLC
2373 NW 75th Avenue
Ankeny, IA 50023
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