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Pharmacology for Pharmacy - PCOL2605

Year - 2020

This unit of study provides a basic understanding of drug actions related to physiological and pathological functions. It covers areas of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, the autonomic nervous system, pain management, complementary medicines, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and the pharmacological treatment of various disease states affecting the central nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, the gastrointestinal system and the renal system.

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

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

Rang and Dale's Pharmacology, 8th edition; (Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone). Baisc and Clinical Pharmacology, Katzung and Trevor, 13th edition (Lange, McGraw Hill)


(CHEM1611 or CHEM11X2 or CHEM19X2 or CHEM1904) and (CHEM1612 or CHEM11X1 or CHEM19X1 or CHEM1903) and (BIOL1XX3 or BIOL1XX8) and (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1).




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pharmacology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Peter Carroll
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