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Drawing Pharmacology Video 5 (Antibiotics II)

by TonyPharmD - Part 2 of the 3-part series about antibiotic pharmacology To start off this video, Jaclyn covers the 6 different indications of vancomycin backed neatly into the acronym ‘HOMES.' In our last...

Drawing Pharmacology Video 3 of 7 (Can YouTube translate Pharmacology?)

by TonyPharmD - In this third video, I review how to list many respiratory drugs from memory by linking images to drug names and properties, but I also write about the Americans with Disabilities Act. I’ve taken...

Drawing Pharmacology Video 1 of 7

by TonyPharmD - As a pharmacist, I have fourth professional year pharmacy students working with me at my college (APPE stands for Advance Pharmacy Practice Experience) and those that are with me are specifically in...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 6 of 7

by TonyPharmD - The cardiovascular system presents an opportunity to readily tie physiologic principles with pharmacology. By working backwards to those principles, these drugs tend to stay in long-term memory. I’ll...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 4 of 7

by TonyPharmD - Chapter 4 Immune kicks it up a notch with over 40 drugs to memorize. But like the other chapters, by categorizing them into related groups, we find them easier to remember. I’ll continue to stress...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 2 of 7

by TonyPharmD - We gradually increase the difficulty by moving from 13 gastrointestinal to 25 musculoskeletal medicines. To handle this many, we’ll divide the drugs into various sub-classes. It’s useful to create an...

How to Prepare for Next Semester's Pharmacology Class

by TonyPharmD - You’ve heard pharmacology is a tough class and maybe even know someone who had to repeat it. What isn’t common knowledge is what you can do about preparing for pharmacology class to not just pass,...

Drawing Pharmacology Video 4 Antibiotics I

by TonyPharmD - Antibiotics 1. Cell Wall synthesis inhibitors1. B lactams i. Penicillin -- IV vs Oral 1. G 2. VK ii. Aminopenicillins -- both start with ‘A' 1. Amoxicillin 2. ...

Drawing Pharmacology Video 2 of 7

by TonyPharmD - While memorizing gets a bad name in education now, there are a number of reasons it’s useful, the most important of which is chunking. At some point we know our credit card number by heart, in four...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 7 of 7

by TonyPharmD - OTC insulin and emergency contraception. We’ll start with our available OTC medications. Two insulins come without a prescription: regular insulin and NPH insulin. Why don’t many people get...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 5 of 7

by TonyPharmD - Welcome to one of the hardest, if not the hardest sections in pharmacology: neuro and mental health considerations in pharmacology. Not only do we have a lot of drugs to learn, but we don’t have a...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 3 of 7

by TonyPharmD - In this third video, I cover respiratory medications for allergies, cough, asthma, and anaphylactic shock. Antihistamines: We’ll start with two antihistamine generations, 1st and 2nd. First...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 1 of 7

by TonyPharmD - It may seem unfair that you would need to watch a series of videos understand your large pharmacology textbook or teacher. I understand. But, if pharmacology is a second language, that is absolutely...

How to Study Pharmacology for NCLEX-RN from a Pharmacology Professor

by TonyPharmD - I've taught pharmacology for almost 10 years and recently revisited the NCLEX struggle that many students have and believe I have some helpful advice. While the pharmacology section looks like...


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