Course Information
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID180000278

Class Information
Academic Year2012 – 2013
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
Learning Outcomes
• The in-depth understanding, knowledge, and the critical thinking skills through relevant clinical case studies, for the pathophysiology and treatment of major human diseases. • The ability to apply that knowledge to optimize the health and quality of life of the patient with an effective, safe, economical and generally rational use of medicines to patients, in the practice of pharmacy in community or hospital pharmacy. • With the examples of clinical case studies pharmacy students can develop skills in pharmacotherapy and "bridge the gap" between the acquisition of theoretical knowledge about drugs and their clinical application in personalized patient, with the aim of choosing the right drug, at right patient at the right dose at the right time and for the right reasons. • Study of the molecular mechanisms underlying various pathophysiological conditions, their diagnosis with new technologies and therapeutic approaches and responses.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pathophysiology and treatment of the following diseases: Diseases of the upper respiratory tract (viral rhinitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, laryngitis, flu, allergic rhinitis), diseases of the lower respiratory tract (pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), peptic ulcer, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and hyperuricemia, congestive heart failure, hypertension, coronary heart disease (angina, myocardial infarction), urinary tract infections (UTIs). Representative clinical case studies for the above diseases. Migraine, Meningititis, Hepatitis (viral, autoimmune, alcohol, drug-induced), Thyroid gland disorders, diabetes, Physiological Hemostasis - Disorders of blood coagulation factors Tutorials on technologies necessary for the diagnosis, prophylaxis and the potential therapeutic approaches for diseases examined [e.g. technologies PCR / RT-PCR, microarrays, RNA interference, production of (therapeutic) proteins, antibodies - vaccines].
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ιωάννης Δ. Νιώπας – Λευκοθεα Παπαδοπούλου «Κλινική Φαρμακευτική και Θεραπευτική», Έκδοση: 1/2008, Εκδότης: Σταύρος Αντ. Σαρτίνας. 2. Graham-Smith D. G., Aronson J. K. «Κλινική φαρμακολογία και φαρμακοθεραπεία», Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2001, Εκδότης: Γ. ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ - Κ. ΔΑΡΔΑΝΟΣ Ο.Ε. 3. ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ ΑΘ. ΤΣΟΧΑΣ. ΕΛΕΝΗ Θ. ΧΑΤΖΗΧΡΗΣΤΟΥ «ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ», Έκδοση: 1/2005, Εκδότης: ΛΥΧΝΟΣ ΓΡΑΦΙΚΕΣ ΤΕΧΝΕΣ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΕΣ ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΕΙΣ ΕΠΕ. 4. KΥΡΙΑΚΗ ΜΑΖΑΡΑΚΗ «ΕΦΑΡΜΟΣΜΕΝΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ», Έκδοση: 1/2009, Εκδότης: ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ ΜΑΖΑΡΑΚΗ.
Additional bibliography for study
1.Επίσης στο eClass του μαθήματος είναι αναρτημένες αντιπροσωπευτικές κλινικές μελέτες περιπτώσεων (clinical case studies) (ερωτήσεις και οι αντίστοιχες απαντήσεις). 2.Επικαιροποίηση μέσω των διαλέξεων, ένα τμήμα των οποίων, ως αρχεία .pdfs, εμφανίζονται στην ιστοσελίδα
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