Course Information
TitleΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Pharmacology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorChrysanthi Sardeli
Course ID240000642

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Class ID
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)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 100102C Medical Biology
  • 100202C Biochemistry I
  • 100203C Physiology I for Dental Student
  • 100303C Physiology II for Dental Student
General Prerequisites
The above subjects are regarded as prerequisites for the understanding of the course Pharmacology. There are no prerequisites 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 and indications, efficacy, contra-indications, adverse reactions, drug-drug interactions, and toxicity of drugs affecting the ANS, CNS, cardiovascular, hematopoietic systems, endocrine, gastrointestinal, and immune systems, as well as chemotherapeuticals, anti-inflammatory drugs 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
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction in Pharmacology, terminology, principles of pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion), pharmacodynamics (receptors), pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system (cholinergic agonists/antagonists, adrenergic agonists/antagonists), pharmacology of the central nervous system (anxiolytics, hypnotics, antiepileptic drugs, stimulants, anesthetics, antidepressive drugs, neuroleptic drugs, opioids), cardiovascular pharmacology: (Only the Table with categories of vasodilators drugs, Haemostasis and Thrombosis drugs. Pharmacology of the endocrine, gastrointestinal and immune systems, chemotherapy for cancer and for bacterial, virus, fungal and parasitic infections, skin pharmacology, vitamins, trace elements and antidotes, drug dependence, and drug prescribing, in humans.
pharmacological definitions, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, agonist, antagonist, adrenergic, cholinergic, CNS, cardiovascular, systematic pharmacology, chemotherapy, indications, contraindications, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, side effects, poisoning antidotes.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities261
Student Assessment
Οral exams at the end of the semester (June) and during the examination period of September.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1ο «Φαρμακολογία» H.P. RANG, M.M. DALE, J.M. RITTER, P.K. MOORE, Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου Aθήνα, 2014. 2ο Φαρμακολογία, R.A. HARVEY, K. Whalen, Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, Αθήνα 2015, 3ο Ιατρική Φαρμακολογία με μια ματιά, M.J. NEAL, Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, Αθήνα 2010, 4ο ΒΑΣΙΚΗ και ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ, KATZUNG B. BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD, Αθήνα 2009, 5ο Η Φαρμακολογική βάση της Θεραπευτικής, GGODMAN & GILMANS ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ, L. BRUNTON, B.CHBNER, B.KNOLLMAN, BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD, Αθήνα 2015.
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