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
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies)
- Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Commerce and Doctor of Medicine
- Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology
- Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Aeronautical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Biomedical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechatronic)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Software)
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Project Management
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours with Advanced Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering Honours with Space Engineering Major
- Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Pharmacy
- Bachelor of Project Management and Bachelor of Arts
Further unit of study information
3 lect/wk, 12 hours prac/workshop/tutorial
Mid-semester quiz (15%), final examination (55%), continuous assessment (lab reports or assignments) (30%)
Rang & Dale's Pharmacology, 8th edition; (Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone).
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
6cp from (CHEM1611, CHEM1102) and 6cp from (CHEM1612, CHEM1101) and 6cp from BIOL1XX3 and 6cp from (BIOL1XXX, MBLG1XXX)
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.