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This course looks at basic pharmacology principles including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in a fascinating exploration. These concepts are explicitly applied to Chinese medicine and herbology. This is a foundation for understanding how pharmaceuticals and Chinese herbs move through and work on the human body. We will be emphasizing the ADME scheme and setting the stage for a discussion of predicting drug-herb interactions.

Price: $60.00
CEUs/PDAs: 3 Approved: California, Florida, NCCAOM, IVAS, Standard Certificate
Length: 3 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
Access Period: Lifetime
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.


  • Understand the basics of pharmacokinetics including the ADME scheme, and pharmacodynamics
  • Identify the general mechanisms of action for drugs and herbs
  • Apply basic pharmacological concepts to Chinese herbs


0 hrs - 15 minIntroduction

15 min - 1.75 hrsPharmacokinetics

1.75 hrs - 2.75 hrsPharmacodynamics

2.75 hrs - 3 hrsSummary



Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions. Read More »


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Unlimited Access & CEUSYou will have unlimited access to this course for as long as it is on Net of Knowledge, so that you can keep reviewing and learning from it over the years. CEU requirements must be completed within 1 year from the purchase. During this time, you must view the training and complete any required documents to get your certificate. You must also print and save your certificate for your own records.

Cancellation PolicyPlease note we do not offer refunds for our recorded online courses/webinars.

NoteThis recording is available in an online format only; you will not receive a DVD or physical copy of the recording – it is only available to watch as a course to watch on the internet through your online account.


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