Clinical Pharmacology I

Course Information
TitleΚλινική Φαρμακολογία Ι / Clinical Pharmacology I
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Kouvelas
Course ID600015223

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
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Κnowledge of Basic Pharmacology
Learning Outcomes
Upon successfully completing the course, students will be able to: 1. Understand the role of the Clinical Pharmacologist in research, teaching, consultation and regulatory authorities 2. Understand the principles of pre-marketing trials (Clinical trials phase I, II,III) and post-marketing trials (phase IV) 3. Prescribe rationally using evidence based medicine 4. customize dose in patients with liver and renal insufficiency 5. Understand the differences of drug treatment inspecial patients population (pregnant, children elderly), in comorbidities and polypharmacy 6. Understand the principles of pharmacoepidemiology 7. Understand the value of pharmacovigilance, drug safety and patient safety Use the basic principles of Pharmacology to acquire a working knowledge of the properties of individual drugs to be learned in Systemic Pharmacology 8. Complete the yellow card scheme 9. Understand the principles of pharmacoeconomics 10. Understand the principles of Health Technology Assesment
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 in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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)
1. The role of the Clinical Pharmacologist in research, teaching, consultation and regulatory authorities 2. Drug Research and development (Clinical trials Phase I,II,III,IV) 3. Evidence based Medicine and rational prescribing 4. Special Patient Population and high risk patients (children, elderly, pregnant, renal-liver insufficiency, comorbidities, polypharmacy) 5. Pharmacoepidemiology-pharmacovigilance 6. Regulatory authorities- Pharmacoeconomics 7. Health Technology Assesment (drug and medical devices)
Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Trials phase I-II-III-IV, drug research and developent, Evidence based Medicine, rational prescribing, Special Patient Population, comorbidity, polypharmacy, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory authorities, Pharmacoeconomics, Health Technology Assesment, medical devices)
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
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Άρθρα,σημειώσεις και ηλεκτρονικές διευθύνσεις με βιβλιογραφία και σχετικό υλικό.
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