Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

by Pravin Shukle, MD

Learn pharmacology online and be completely prepared for your exams

Pharmacology is an essential part of USMLE Step 1. Furthermore, the knowledge of drugs necessary to treat different diseases is a basic requirement in order to manage your daily life as a physician. Ultimately, successful treatment with medication is, next to prevention and diagnosis, one of the main tasks of a doctor.

Your instructor Dr. Pravin Shukle will gradually introduce the different topics. As an experienced internist and one of the most popular speakers in Canada, he is the perfect instructor to prepare you for your exams.

After introducing you to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, Dr. Pravin Shukle will address the pharmacological treatment of diseases of the central nervous system, drug dependency, and toxicology. Further topics will be:

  • Cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and endocrine drugs
  • Anticoagulants and antiplatelets
  • Respiratory, rheumatic and serotonin pharmacology
  • Antimicrobials
  • Cancer chemotherapy and traditional immunopharmacology

Use the quiz questions to assess your learning progress, then download material and lecture notes to deepen your knowledge of the lecture’s topic.

Learn pharmacology online with Lecturio. This course will be completed soon.

Course Details

  • Videos 18
  • Duration 1:35 h
  • Quiz questions 52
  • Articles 4


Your Educators of course Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

 Pravin Shukle, MD

Pravin Shukle, MD

Dr. Shukle is a board certified specialist in internal medicine. He runs one of the largest specialty practices in Ontario, Canada. His area of interest is the stroke and heart attack reduction in high risk patients.

He owns and runs a full functioning cardiac and diabetes suite that includes diagnostics, diet counseling, exercise counseling, and lifestyle support for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and arrhythmia. He is one of Canada’s most popular speakers. He performs over 150 special lectures across the nation each year with various audiences ranging from the general public, to nurses, to physicians, to medical specialists. His lectures are engaging, funny, and informative. In 2016, Dr. Shukle will be conducting a TED talk on using DNA as a memory storage medium.

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By Jorge Alberto G. on 08. July 2020 for Upregulation and Downregulation – Pharmacodynamics

So easy to learn, this classes need more diffusion, thank you.

Simply Perfect
By Jorge Alberto G. on 05. July 2020 for pKa and Drug Solubility – Absorption and Distribution | Pharmacokinetics (PK)

I love the course, it's easy to learn and to understand

Very helpful primer on CYP and PGP issues.
By Matt M. on 19. April 2020 for Factors Affecting Drug Metabolism – Biotransformation | Pharmacokinetics (PK)

This is a great overview of CYP and PGP issues. Drug biotransformation is a very complex topic and this is an excellent primer on some key issues. I hope to see more like this.

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By Nancy O. on 04. April 2020 for Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Very Informative, Easy to understand, A good secret weapon to not just ace your tests.... But to also know it.