(103-OD) Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics

20 modules



Course Length
3 hours

Ana Henry

$150 - 299


Cost - $299 (Academia $150, India $75) - [Conceptual Course]

Course Description

This course teaches the basic principles of pharmacokinetics including absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion. The lessons are taught by a vibrant instructor who uses real-world examples to explain the key concepts.  This course will provide the student confidence to discuss basic pharmacokinetic concepts.

If you are an academic user, please contact us so we can update your account profile to give you access to academic pricing.  Note that you must register with an email address that is associated with an academic institution to get academic pricing.

If you are located in India, please contact us so we can provide a coupon that will give 75% off the full price of the course.  You will need to provide proof that you are physically located in India to get the coupon.

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You will have access to this course for a period of 3 years after the purchase.

The purchase is for a single seat in the course. No sharing the login between different individuals is allowed. Additional seats must be purchased if more than one person wishes to take the training course.

Course Length: 

The course provides approximately 1.5 hours of video instruction and quizzes that you can do at your own pace. It is expected to take participants about 3+ hours to complete.




Ana Henry

Ana Henry has extensive experience in a variety of roles in the Pharmaceutical industry. Most recently she acted as product manager for the complete suite of Certara Pharsight desktop products, personally leading the development of Phoenix®, the industry’s premier PK/PD software platform. Currently, she is with Certara University’s Scientific Training and Education Department, tasked with training and content development of on-demand courses. Ana has extensive experience in software demonstration and training and is adept at offering technical expertise and evaluation of software products. She has trained and provided support for Phoenix WinNonlin, Phoenix Connect, Phoenix NLME, Pharsight Knowledgebase Suite, AutoPilot, PKS Reporter, Trial Simulator, and PK/PD methodology courses. Prior to Certara, Ana worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a biostatistician and a pharmacokineticist, designing, analyzing and reporting on clinical studies. Ana is also a regular guest speaker in the graduate PK/PD course at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.span>


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion

Introduction (2 parts)
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Quiz - Introduction to Pharmacokinetics
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Bonus: PK Concepts Videos
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Quiz - ADME
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IV Administration
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Principles of Absorption
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Quiz - Absorption
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Principles of Distribution
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Quiz - Distribution
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Quiz - Metabolism
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Homework - Hepatic Metabolism
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Answers - Hepatic Metabolism
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Renal Elimination
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Quiz - Excretion
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Urine Pharmacokinetics
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Cumulative Quiz
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