Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular system

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  • Author Daniel Ogera
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Friday 21st of January 2022


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Course Overview

Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system work on the heart and blood vessels.

These are divided into four groups:

1. Cardiotonic drugs

2. Anti-hypertensive drugs

3. Anti-arrhythmic drugs

4. Anti-anginal drug

This module aims in breaking down the pharmacology of these drugs, highlighting the most common primary disorders of the cardiovascular system and the classes of drugs acting on the cardiovascular system.

Course requirements

The course is designed for a broad, general audience but will be particularly interesting for medical students and healthcare workers with a background of nursing, medicine.

The course is also suitable for holders of other medical sciences and individuals working in healthcare,as well as those considering a career as a healthcare professional, those with an interest in personal health and fitness, or anyone who simply wants to understand this amazing topic.

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to drugs acting on the cardiovascular system
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Anticoagulants
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
  • Angiotensin~Converting Enzyme inhibitors
  • Diuretics
  • Beta Blockers

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to drugs acting on the cardiovascular system15 Minutes
  • Cardiac glycosides15 Minutes
  • Anticoagulants15 Minutes
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)15 Minutes
  • Angiotensin~Converting Enzyme inhibitors15 Minutes
  • Diuretics15 Minutes
  • Beta Blockers15 Minutes
  • Course assessment10 Minutes
  • Course feedback and review2 Minutes
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  • Course completition digital certificateInstant

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