Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 1

The Basics of Pharmacology and Chinese Medicine

by Greg Sperber
Item #: C-GS005

Approved by: NCCAOM, IVAS, Standard Certificate

Language: English

Course Type: Recorded Webinar

Course Length: 3 h

Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

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Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 1

Course Overview

This course looks at basic pharmacology principles including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in a fascinating exploration. These concepts are explicitly applied to Chinese medicine and herbology. This is a foundation for understanding how pharmaceuticals and Chinese herbs move through and work on the human body. We will be emphasizing the ADME scheme and setting the stage for a discussion of predicting drug-herb interactions.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the basics of pharmacokinetics including the ADME scheme, and pharmacodynamics
  • Identify the general mechanisms of action for drugs and herbs
  • Apply basic pharmacological concepts to Chinese herbs

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 minIntroduction

15 min - 1.75 hrsPharmacokinetics

1.75 hrs - 2.75 hrsPharmacodynamics

2.75 hrs - 3 hrsSummary


Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.
Course Length 3h
Course Language English
Course Type Recorded Webinar
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