No matter the healthcare profession, pharmacology is likely one of the most challenging courses you will ever take.  The Real Life Pharmacology podcast was born out of the idea that students and young healthcare professionals don’t get enough real world experience prior to going out on their own.  Pharmacology in college is often taught by professors who haven’t worked in the real world in decades.  In addition to helping you understand pharmacology and pass exams, the Real Life Pharmacology podcast will help you get a sense of what actually happens in “real life”.


Bisoprolol (Zebeta) Pharmacology

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:30 — 7.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreOn this episode, I discuss bisoprolol (Zebeta) pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, and other important clinical pearls. Bisoprolol is a beta-1 selective antagonist that can be used for atrial fibrillation, angina, and …

Ropinirole Pharmacology

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:19 — 13.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreRopinirole (Requip) is a dopamine agonist that can be used in Parkinson’s disease and Restless Legs Syndrome. Dopamine agonists like ropinirole can worsen psychiatric symptoms in some patients by causing hallucinations, and …


The Real Life Pharmacology podcast was created by Eric Christianson, PharmD.  He’s been acknowledged in the Wall Street Journal, American Journal of Nursing, Pharmacy Times, written an Amazon #1 best seller, and is the author of the #1 clinical pharmacy blog, Meded101.com.  In addition, he’s actually worked in the real world with physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and other pharmacists trying to solve difficult medication related problems.  He loves to teach and share real life examples to help students and young professionals take better care of their patients.

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All subscribers to the website/podcast will get access to a Top 200 Drug Study Guide where I highlight the 3 most highly testable pearls from each medication (this is a 31 page PDF!)  In addition, you’ll get a free 100 question pharmacology test.  Both resources are free, simply for following the podcast!  What are you waiting for? Click Here to Subscribe



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