Upon completion of this teaching module, the student should be able to:
1. Explain all the mechanisms of absorption of drugs.
2. Define the different routes of administration.
3. Identify the key factors influencing the penetration through biological membranes.
4. Define the concept of distribution of a drug and knowing the body spaces.
5. Analyse the factors influencing the distribution of drugs
6. Distinguish the types and locations of drug binding to plasma proteins.
7. Validate the pharmacokinetic and clinical implications that could lead to displacement of drugs from its binding site.
8. Explain the differences between the various mechanisms of drug elimination.
9. Know the factors that modify the hepatic drug metabolism.
10. Recognize the existence of processes of enzymatic inhibition or induction.
11. To give examples of drugs whose metabolism is affected by inhibition or induction phenomena.
12. List the pharmacokinetic and clinical implications that involve both inhibition and enzyme induction.
13. Understanding the factors that influence renal excretion and how they can modulate.
14. Identify methods to compare the renal function and clinical implications of renal failure