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NURS 761Pharmacotherapeutics Autonomic Nervous System DrugsSympathetic & ParasympatheticAgonists & Antagonists – Part 1 (Review)Fall 2018Faculty: Dr. Cheryl OetjenDr. Carol Urban
Learning Objectives1.Compare and contrast the structure and function of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system.2.Identify receptor types and subtypes and the neurotransmitters involved in synaptic transmission.3.Explain the action and pharmacologic action of adrenergic and cholinergic agonists and antagonists.4.Identify patients who are at increased risk for negative outcomes of pharmacotherapeutics with adrenergic and cholinergic drugs.
ANSSympathetic (Adrenergic) – NE, epi, DAAlphaAlpha 1Alpha 2BetaBeta 1Beta 2Parasympathetic (Cholinergic) – AChMuscarinicNicotinic
Stimulation of Sympathetic Receptors“Fight or Flight” response (alphas and betas):MydriasisIncreased HR, myocardial contractility

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