Pharmacology for Pharmacy (PCOL2605)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study provides a basic understanding of drug actions related to physiological and pathological functions. It covers areas of drug-receptor interactions, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, complementary medicines and the drug treatment of various disease states affecting physiological systems such as the autonomic nervous system, the central nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system and the renal system.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

3 lect/wk, 12 hours prac/workshop/tutorial

Assessment

Mid-semester quiz (15%), final examination (55%), continuous assessment (lab reports or assignments) (30%)

Textbooks

Rang & Dale's Pharmacology, 8th edition; (Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone).

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites

6cp from (CHEM1611, CHEM1102) and 6cp from (CHEM1612, CHEM1101) and 6cp from BIOL1XX3 and 6cp from (BIOL1XXX, MBLG1XXX)

Corequisites

PHSI2601

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.