Course Information
TitleΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ 1 / Pharmacology I
CodeΙΑ0339
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorMaria Myronidou-Tzouveleki
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID200000337

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2015)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory633.5

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2013-2014)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory633.5

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2011-2012)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory633.5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600106046
SectionInstructors
1. Α΄ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΡΗΡΙΟ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣGeorge Karakiulakis, Maria Myronidou-Tzouveleki, Paraskevi Papaioannidou
2. Β΄ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑΣDimitrios Kouvelas, Eleni Papakonstantinou, Chrysanthi Sardeli
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • IA0366 Introduction to Pathological Physiology
  • ΙΑ0249 Biochemistry 1
  • ΙΑ0250 Biochemistry 2
  • ΙΑ0256 General Physiology
  • ΙΑ0264 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • ΙΑ0273 Medical Biology
  • ΙΑ0342 Physiology I
  • ΙΑ0343 Physiology II
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
To achieve an understanding of the basic concepts of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, as well as the mechanism of action, clinical relevance and indications, efficacy, contra-indications, adverse reactions, drug-drug interactions, and toxicity of drugs affecting the ANS, CNS, cardiovascular and hematopoietic systems, in humans.
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction in Pharmacology, terminology, principles of pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion), pharmacodynamics (receptors), pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system (cholinergic agonists/antagonists, adrenergic agonists/antagonists), pharmacology of the central nervous system (antiparkinsonic drugs, anxiolytics, hypnotics, antiepileptic drugs, stimulants, anesthetics, antidepressive drugs, neuroleptic drugs, opioids), cardiovascular pharmacology (cardiostimulatory/cardioinhibitory drugs, antiarrhythmic drugs, antianginal drugs, antihypertensive drugs), drugs affecting blood components, antihyperlipidemic drugs.
Keywords
pharmakological definitions, pharmakokinetics, pharmakodynamics, agonist, antagonist, adrenergic, cholinergic, CNS, cardiovascular
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261
Tutorial130.5
Total391.5
Student Assessment
Description
Written and/or oral exams at the end of the semester (June) and during the examination period of September.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ, H.P.RANG, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ, 2. Φαρμακολογία με μια ματιά, NEAL, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ, 3. ΒΑΣΙΚΗ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Τόμος 1, B.KATZUNG, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΣΧΑΛΙΔΗ
Last Update
20-09-2013