Pharmacology II

Course Information
TitleΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ 2 / Pharmacology II
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Kouvelas
Course ID200000338

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
1. Α΄ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣGeorge Karakiulakis, Maria Myronidou-Tzouveleki, Paraskevi Papaioannidou
2. Β΄ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣDimitrios Kouvelas, Eleni Papakonstantinou, Chrysanthi Sardeli
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Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0366 Introduction to Pathological Physiology
  • ΙΑ0249 Biochemistry 1
  • ΙΑ0250 Biochemistry 2
  • ΙΑ0256 General Physiology
  • ΙΑ0264 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • ΙΑ0273 Medical Biology
  • ΙΑ0297 Microbiology I
  • ΙΑ0298 Microbiology 2
  • ΙΑ0320 Internal Medicine I
  • ΙΑ0339 Pharmacology I
  • ΙΑ0342 Physiology I
  • ΙΑ0343 Physiology II
General Prerequisites
The above subjects are regarded as prerequisites for the understanding of the course Pharmacology II. There are no prerquisites by law.
Learning Outcomes
To achieve an understanding of the basic concepts of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, as well as the mechanism of action, clinical relevance, indications, efficacy, contra-indications, adverse reactions, drug-drug interactions, and toxicity of drugs affecting the pulmonary, endocrine, urinogential, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and immune systems, as well as chemotherapeuticals, anti-inflammatory drugs, vitamins, trace elements and antidotes, in humans
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pharmacology of the respiratory, endocrine, genital, musculoskeletal, urinary, gastrointestinal and immune systems, chemotherapy for cancer and for bacterial, virus, fungal and parasitic infections, skin pharmacology, vitamins, trace elements and antidotes, drug dependence, pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenomics and drug prescribing, in humans
systematic pharmacology, chemotherapy, indications, contraindications, mecahnism of action, pharmacokinetics, side effects, poisoning antidotes, pharmacogenetics
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written and/or oral exams at the end of the semester (February) and during the examination period of September.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. «Pharmacology» H.P. Rang, M.M. Dale, J.M. Ritter, P.K. Moore., Parisianou Medical Publications Ltd, 2005 2. «Pharmacology» C.V. Page, M.J. Gurtis. Paschalidis Publications Ltd, 2007 3. «Medical Pharmacology», Μ.Marselos, University of Ioannina, 2007
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