Clinical Pharmacology

Course Information
TitleΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Clinical Pharmacology
CodeΙΑ0293
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorChrysoula Pourzitaki
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID200000291

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2019)

Registered students: 96
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses842

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600150404
SectionInstructors
1. Α' ΕΡΓ. ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
2. ΕΡΓ. ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗΣ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0363 PSYCHIATRY OF ADOLESCENCE - YOUNG ADULTHOOD
  • ΙΑ0365 Introduction Medical Policy and to Primary Care Medicine
  • ΙΑ0366 Introduction to Pathological Physiology
  • ΙΑ0244 Anaesthesiology
  • ΙΑ0249 Biochemistry 1
  • ΙΑ0250 Biochemistry 2
  • ΙΑ0256 General Physiology
  • ΙΑ0264 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • ΙΑ0269 Applied Physiology
  • ΙΑ0271 Intensive care medicine-Pain Therapeutics
  • ΙΑ0272 Thromboembolic Disorders
  • ΙΑ0273 Medical Biology
  • ΙΑ0297 Microbiology I
  • ΙΑ0298 Microbiology 2
  • ΙΑ0320 Internal Medicine I
  • ΙΑ0339 Pharmacology I
  • ΙΑ0340 Pharmacology II
  • ΙΑ0342 Physiology I
  • ΙΑ0343 Physiology II
  • ΙΑ0404 Introduction to Neurosciences
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
After completing the course students will be able to apply pharmacology clinically, as they will have acquired a sound knowledge of indications and contraindications, routes of drug administration, proper drug combinations and the risk/benefit ratio of pharmacotherapy for different groups of patients. This knowledge combined with the experience that the students will gain during their clinical practice will provide them with the skills necessary for patient-tailored therapy.
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
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pharmacological treatment of hypertension, heart stroke, gynecological disorders, diabetes mellitus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma and infections. Drugs in pain and anesthesia. Pharmacological treatment for special patient populations. Drug interactions. Strategic planning of drug treatment. Treatment of poisoning.
Keywords
therapeutic treatment of several diseases
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261
Written assigments240.9
Exams20.1
Total522
Student Assessment
Description
Written and/or oral exams at the end of the semester (February) and during the examination period of September. Alternatively, each student may write up essays on aspects of clinical pharmacology, from a list of subjects provided by the academic staff.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΒΑΣΙΚΗ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ,Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2009, Συγγραφείς: Katzung B., ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD, ΑΘΗΝΑ 2009 2. ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΘΕΡΑΠΕΙΑ - ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Έκδοση: 1η/2005, Συγγραφείς: G. FULGRAFF, D. PALM, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ, ΑΘΗΝΑ 2005 3. ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΘΕΡΑΠΕΥΤΙΚΗ, Έκδοση: 8η/2014, Συγγραφείς: GERARD A. MCKAY, JOHN L. REID, MATTHEW R. WALTERS, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ, ΑΘΗΝΑ 2014 4. ΟΡΘΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΣΥΝΤΑΓΟΓΡΑΦΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΤΕΚΜΗΡΙΩΜΕΝΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΘΕΡΑΠΕΙΑ, Έκδοση: 1η Έκδοση/2008, Συγγραφείς: Δημήτρης Κούβελας, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΤΣΑΧΟΥΡΙΔΗΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ, 2008.
Last Update
03-07-2020