Pharmacology: Part 1

Dr. Roy Settergren

This session provides an overview on the principles, practices, nomenclature, work-up and management of the patient in their relationship with pharmaceuticals.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, the student will have a detailed understanding of:

  • Pharmacology and its divisions
  • Positive and negative drug reactions
  • Receptor theory
  • Toxicology
  • Drug mechanisms
  • Drugs for ANS and CNS
  • Cardiovascular drugs
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Antihistamines
  • Gastrointestinal drugs
  • Antimicrobial drugs
  • Male and female system drugs
  • Substance abuse
  • Herb/drug interactions
Course summary
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  • 12.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
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Roy Settergren, MD, RMSK

Dr. Roy Settergren currently works as a physician at Amita La Grange Hospital, and also runs his own practice in Illinois. His specialties include chiropractic and family medicine.  He is also a faculty member at National University of Health Sciences, and serves the department of Distance Learning & Professional Programs. Dr. Settergren has co-written a few publications:
Ultrasound Guided Dry Needling in Tendinopathy: A Case Series
Assessment of Z joints Using Sound and Vibration Recordings and Ultrasound Imaging of the Spine before, during, and after Spinal Manipulation
Assessing Spinal Degeneration Using Sonography
Assessment of Lumbar Zygopophyseal Joint with Diagnostic Ultrasound During Lumbar Manipulative Therapy


Upon completion of this course, each learner will receive 12 approved hours applicable toward a DACBI certification.

*Note: THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION.  The sentence that is listed below is noted ONLY for DABCI credit.

Available Credit

  • 12.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE


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