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Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics for the Non-Specialist

6-week online academy

Next intake begins 4 November 2019

Online Academy

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Module 1: Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics

Learning Outcomes

  • Role of PK
  • Absorption
  • Distribution
  • Metabolism
  • Excretion
  • Disposition

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Module 2: Pharmacokinetic Analysis

Learning Outcomes

  • First and Zero Order Processes
  • Non-compartmental Analysis
  • Compartmental Analysis
  • Elimination Half-life
  • Clearance
  • Volume of Distribution

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Module 3: Drug-Drug Analysis

Learning Outcomes

  • Definitions of Drug Interactions
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Enzyme Inhibition and Induction
  • Reaction Phenotyping
  • Study Design
  • Transporter Interactions

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Module 4: Regulatory Guidelines

Learning Outcomes

  • PK Results Presentation
  • Individual and Mean PK Profiles
  • Variability in PK
  • Crossover Study Design
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Sample Size Calculation
  • First In Man Guideline

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Module 5: PK/PD Studies

Learning Outcomes

  • Single and Multiple Dose PK Studies
  • Linear PK
  • Absolute and Relative Bioavailability, Bioequivalence
  • Food Effect study
  • Biomarkers
  • Direct vs Indirect PK/PD
  • Hysteresis

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Module 6: Pharmacokinetics of Biologics & Population Pharmacokinetics

Learning Outcomes

  • Definitions of Biological Drugs
  • Biological Drugs ADME
  • PK of Biological Drugs Guideline
  • Fundamental of Population PK
  • Role of Population PK
  • Application of Population PK