Pharmacology I Practical

Composite Course Information
Parent Course
Component Courses
  1. 4.1.00 Pharmacology I Practical
  2. 4.1.01 Pharmacology I Theory
Course Information
TitleΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ Ι (ΑΣΚΗΣΗ) / Pharmacology I Practical
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course
Course ID600000737

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course426

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours34
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the practical courses, the students will be able to: 1. Recognise pharmaceutical forms, 2. Calculate dosage regimens and prescribe, 3. Administer injectable formulations, 4. Classify drugs as potent or/and efficaceous based on response curves and on minimum-mean-maximum active dose, 5. Select the proper therapeutic regimen based on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of the drugs.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pharmaceutical Forms (tutorial) Drug prescription (tutorial) Drug administration routes (in lab animals) General anaesthesia (in lab animals) Pharmacodynamics (dose-response curves; Emax, Emin, ED50 values; receptors; competitive and non-competitive antagonism, computer simulation) Pharmacodynamic studies (mechanism of action, actions and interactions) of several drugs on isolated vessels (computer simulation) Pharmacodynamic studies (mechanism of action, actions and interactions) of several drugs on the isolated heart (computer simulation) Actions and interactions of several drugs affecting the gastrointestinal motility (experiments on isolated gastrointestinal preparations of lab animals) Pharmacokinetics I: Drug absorption (Seminar) Pharmacokinetics I: Drug distribution (Seminar) Pharmacokinetics III: Drug elimination – Excretion and metabolism (Seminar) Pharmacokinetics IV: Exercises
Pharmaceutical Forms, drug prescription, drug administration routes, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, general anesthesia, isolated tissue preparations
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Use of simulation software(s) of pharmacodynamic experimentations
Course Organization
Laboratory Work6
Interactive Teaching in Information Center7
Student Assessment
Written examination at the end of the academic semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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