UW-Madison Distance Academy Online Courses

University of Wisconsin-Madison Distance Academy Courses

Below are two online education opportunities for SPS Members organized and conducted by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and taught by SPS Members!

Discount offered to SPS members!! Contact Eric Buxton for a discount code to use at checkout (membership status is verified by SPS Headquarters)

Course fee:
Standard registration: $650

Cardiovascular Physiology, Pharmacology and Safety: A Practical Review

November 14, 2019–November 14, 2022

This 100% online course provides a basic review of the fundamental physiological processes of the cardiovascular system and pharmacological strategies for management or correction of cardiovascular diseases. It will also address safety issues associated with drugs affecting the cardiovascular system. 

Please visit the course site for additional information.  


CNS Pharmacology Targets: What's Going on in My Brain? Drug Abuse Liabilities and More

December 18, 2019–December 18, 2022 

This 100% online course provides an intensive overview of the nervous system. The course explores the central and peripheral nervous system (CNS and PNS respectively.) Course material covers pharmacology and physiology of the nervous system.

Please visit the course site for additional information. 

These courses are part of the Drug Product Development Certificate. Each course fulfills one elective. You may take the course as is or as part of the certificate.

Instructors: Kristy D. Bruse, PhD, DSP, Integrated Physiology & Pharmacology Consulting, LLC, Robert Kaiser, PhD, DABT, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Hugo M. Vargas, PhD, DSP, Amgen, Inc, and Matthew M. Abernathy, PhD, DSP, Eli Lilly.   

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