Course Information
TitleΤΟΞΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Toxicology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEfstathios Nikolaidis
Course ID200000608

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Ktīniatrikīs (2020-2021)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course532

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours14
Class ID
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Get to know the basic principles of veterinary and environmental toxicology (toxicity, toxicokinetics and biochemical action of poisons). To know the acute and chronic effects of various types of toxins (e.g., toxic plants, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, minerals, and industrial pollutants) according to the typical routes of exposure. To recognize the clinical state of the animals and to make differential diagnosis, distinguishing from infectious diseases, in order to apply the appropriate treatment. Be able to protect animals and humans from poisoning. Get acquainted with laboratory instruments, procedures and experimental methods used to identify and quantify the toxic substances in suitable samples.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
1st hour General principals of toxicology (history and aim of toxicology/principles of toxicology/toxicity mechanisms /risk assessment) [Ε.Ν.] 2nd hour Bioavailability of toxic substances (absorption, distribution and excretion of toxic substances, biotransformation of xenobiotics, toxicokinetics) [E.N.] 3rd hour Systemic toxicity (chemical carcinogenesis/toxicogenetics/ developmental toxicology) [E.N.] 4th-5th hours Target organ toxicity (blood, immune system, liver, kidney, respiratory system, nervous system, cardiovascular system, reproductive system, endocrine system, skin, eye) [E.N., Ι.F.] 6th-8th hours Toxic agents (toxic actions of: pesticides, metals, solvents, animal toxins, plants) [Ι.F., Ε.Ν.] 9th hour Environmental toxicology (air pollution, ecotoxicology) [Ε.Ν.] 10th hour Toxicological applications (food/analytical/forensic/clinical toxicology) [E.N.] Labs [Ε.Ν., Ι.F.] 2x2 hours Laboratory detection of toxic substances in biological samples
Veterinary Toxicology, Toxic Plants, Metals, Pesticides, Environmental Toxicology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
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