Pharmacology Fundamentals (PCOL2011)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study provides the fundamental grounding in four basic areas in Pharmacology: (1) principles of drug action (2) pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism (3) experimental design and autonomic pharmacology, and (4) drug design. The delivery of material involves lectures, practicals, computer-aided learning and problem-based workshops. Practical classes provide students with the opportunity of acquiring technical experience and teamwork skills. Problem-based workshops are based on real-life scenarios of drug use in the community. These workshops require students to integrate information obtained in lectures in order to provide solutions to the problems. Online quizzes accompany each module and are to encourage continued learning throughout the semester.
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Further unit of study information
2 one hour lectures per week; 5 workshops (4 at two hours and 1 at four hours) and 4 four hourly laboratory sessions.
One 2 hour exam (50%), 4 in semester quizzes (10%) and reports (40%).
Rang & Dale's Pharmacology, 7th edn; Drs. Humphrey P. Rang, Maureen M. Dale, James M. Ritter, Rod Flower, and Graeme Henderson (Churchill Livingstone).
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Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
(6 credit points of Junior Chemistry) and (6 credit points of Junior Biology or MBLG1001 or MBLG1901)
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