Convenient online short courses for busy industry professionals
We can’t always travel but we can ALWAYS LEARN!!! Below are three webinar series opportunities for SPS members who want a better understanding of the cardiovascular system, essential toxicology or CNS Pharmacology Targets. These courses are taught by University of Wisconsin faculty as well as SPS Past Presidents!!!! The courses have a weekly live webinar that is customized to the students in the class.
Looking for a way to fit professional development into your hectic work schedule? Try our 8-week “blended” learning program! You'll get the equivalent of one of our information-packed 2½-day short courses through a combination of live-broadcast lectures, recorded assignments, and opportunities for discussion with your instructor and other attendees—all from the comfort of your office or home, while saving travel time and money!
Individual $650 per course (savings of $225)
Group discounts (3–4 attendees). $1650 per course
Group discounts (5–10 attendees). $4125 per course
In order to take advantage of this discount, you must email Eric Buxton at firstname.lastname@example.org to register at the discounted rate (SPS membership will be verified with headquarters prior to processing your registration).
September 9–November 4, 2015
Live: Wednesdays 10:00 AM Central and 1 hour asynchronous sessions
This blended course provides an intensive overview of the Nervous System physiology, pharmacology, Central and Peripheral Nervous System disorders, and safety assessment. This knowledge is critical for both drug discovery and development. The fundamentals of the Nervous System are presented, followed by instruction on Nervous System diseases, pharmacological targets, and safety considerations such as drug abuse, suicide, and peripheral neuropathy. Following completion of this course the learner will be able to:
Instructors: Kristy D. Bruse, PhD, DSP, Integrated Physiology and Pharmacology Consulting, LLC
Matthew Abernathy, PhD, MPI Research, Inc.
September 10–November 5, 2015
Live: Thursdays 10:00 AM Central and 1 hour asynchronous sessions
Toxicology addresses adverse effects of chemicals on humans and animals and includes exposure assessment, hazard identification, dose response assessment, and risk characterization. This short course will provide a foundation of toxicology concepts, toxicity in mammalian organ systems, preclinical safety evaluation, and applications for drug development. Upon completing this course the learner will be able to:
Instructor: Steve Oakes, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison