Clinical Pharamcology

Course Information
TitleΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Clinical Pharamcology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Batzias
Course ID200000868

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course952

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours20
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Learning Outcomes
Following successful completion of the course, students will know all basic principles of therapy of the major diseases of animals.Students will be expected to develop a thorouhg understanding of how properly to use drugs in animals and should be able to develop a treatment program for most major small animals and livestock diseases.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Correlation of Phramacokinetic (PK) and Pharmacodynamic (PD) parameters of the drugs; How PK/PD correlations describe or predict the efficacy of the drugs; Application in veterinary clinical practice. How diseases affect the drugs’ PK (influence of the disease on the absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion and re-absorption of the drug) and PD parameters (receptors).Influence of genetic variations on the drug effect.Drug interactions when administered with food and/or water.Antimicrobial chemotherapy.Influence of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) diseases on the PK/PD parameters of the drug.Influence of liver and renal diseases on the PK/PD parameters of the drug.Influence of heart diseases on the PK/PD parameters of the drug.Drugs used in the management of the reproductive system of female and male animals
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
BSAVA Συνταγολόγιο για τα μικρά ζώα. 8η έκδοση. Απόδοση στα Ελληνικά: Αλέξανδρος Κουτίνας.
Additional bibliography for study
Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Dawn Merton Boothe Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Mark G. Papich; Jim E. Riviere (Editors) Clinical Pharmacokinetis and Pharmacodynamics, Concepts and Applications- M. Rowland; T.N. Tozer Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine- S.Giguere, J.F.Prescott, J.D. Baggot, R.D. Walker, P.M. Dowwling
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