This 10 week course in the Spring semester covers principles of biometrics, pharmacology, pathology and infectious disease. Topics include mechanisms of tissue damage and repair. Dermatology is presented as an “Organ System,” including structural and function, pathology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.
Ron Gill, PhD
Bruce McCollister, MD
Carolina Jensen (303-724-2070)
- Acquire knowledge of the principles of pharmacology (including prescription writing and drug evaluation, adverse drug
reactions and poisoning, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics) for comprehension of the use of anti‐infective, antineoplastic,
and anti‐inflammatory agents.
- Acquire knowledge of the principles of microbiology as a basis for comprehension and application to the study of
- Acquire knowledge of the foundational concepts regarding the pathologic basis of disease for comprehension of major
categories of general pathology (infection, inflammation, and neoplasia) and as a basis for application to the study of
systemic pathology and the diseases of organ systems.
- Acquire knowledge of the foundational principles underlying the practice of dermatology (including conceptual
understanding of the normal structure, histology, physiology and function of the skin and the performance of a thorough
- Apply the basic principles learned from microbiology, pathology, pharmacology and dermatology to the study of infections, inflammatory and neoplastic skin diseases.