Cost - $299 (Academia $150) - [Conceptual Course]
This course is a comprehensive overview of noncompartmental analysis of pharmacokinetic data. This course will cover the basics through the most complex areas of noncompartmental analysis. The course includes video presentations, spreadsheet-based problems, and guided answers. Anyone with interest in pharmacokinetics, drug disposition, drug metabolism should take this course. In addition, this course is an excellent primer for pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professions that work with pharmaceutical agents. In addition, clinical trial managers and clinical research associates would benefit from this course.
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Using a spreadsheet (such as Microsoft Excel™) is recommended for doing the calculations.
Accessing the Course
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.
The course provides approximately 2 hours of video instruction which includes a practical component that you can do at your own pace. It is expected to take participants about 4 hours to complete, including time to perform the tasks in a spreadsheet program.
Tom Jones has helped thousands of scientists become proficient with using Certara software in their research in the pharmaceutical industry. After completing his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, he spent several years as an assistant professor, during which time he applied molecular modeling to teaching and research in chemistry, and then came to Certara, where for 18 years he has applied his passion for teaching scientific software applications. At first Tom was focused exclusively on molecular modeling applications in drug discovery and later broadened his expertise to include informatics and PK/PD modeling and analysis. He has created many training manuals, and you may very well have heard his voice in one of the numerous webinars and video demos he has created to help scientists become more proficient with Certara software.
- Understanding Concentration Data and Observed Parameters
- Effect of Study Design on Observed Parameters
- Definitions and Uses
- Calculating Half-Life from Plasma Data
- Calculating Half-Life from Urine Data
- Definition and Interpolation
- Extrapolation to Infinity
- Using AUC to Make Decisions
- Definition and Calculation
- Extraction Ratio, Intrinsic Clearance, and Changes in Clearance
- Definition and Mean Residence Time
- Mean Input Time and Area Under the Moment Curve (AUMC)
Presenting PK Results: Observations to Conclusions
Bioequivalence: Definition, Calculation, Equivalence Margins, and Reporting
Study Design Considerations
- Overview of Study Design Principles
- Hypothesis to Endpoints
- Population, Schedule and Procedures
Limitations of NCA
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion
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