Basic principles and concepts of Phrarmacology

Course Information
TitleΒασικές αρχές και έννοιες της Φαρμακολογίας / Basic principles and concepts of Phrarmacology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Kouvelas
Course ID600015218

Programme of Study: PPS Clinical and Industrial Pharmacology - Clinical Toxicology

Registered students: 38
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCore Courses115

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Georgios Kolios
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
Upon successfully completing the course, students will be able to: 1. Have a clear understanding of the basic principles of Pharnacology 2. Understand the mechanisms of drug actions and drug-drug interactions 3. Understand the bioequivalence studies 4. Understand the pharmacological profile of biological and biosimilar drugs and the differences with the tradional drugs
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction into Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Dosage forms Pharmacodynamics Pharmacokinetics-Clinical Pharmacokinetics Bioequivalence studies Biopharmaceuticals and biosimilars drugs Biomarkers in Pharmacology
Medical Education, Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Ethics, Ethics of Biomedical Research, Clinical Trials, Drug Approvals, Drug Pricing
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Distance learning, e-quiz, e-learning
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Υλικό (σημειώσεις, επιστημονικά άρθρα, σχετικοί νόμοι & υπουργικές αποφάσεις, κλνικές οδηγίες) αναρτημένο στη σελίδα του μαθήματος στον ιστοχώρο elearning του ΑΠΘ.
Additional bibliography for study
TRC Pharmacology Database:Version 5-4-2018, Centre for Human Drug Research & Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
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