Courses & Units

Toxicology CSA332

Introduction

Toxicology is the study of the harmful effects of chemicals (including drugs) and other agents on living organisms.  Studies in this unit cover general principles of toxicology, relationships between exposure and toxicity, drug safety and pharmacovigilance, mechanisms of deleterious effects of chemicals on humans, drug-related toxicity and injury to systemic organs, and detailed description of some toxic agents. Emphasis is given to medical and pharmaceutical toxicology.  Clinical cases on the toxic effects of therapeutic agents are discussed.

Summary

Unit name Toxicology
Unit code CSA332
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy
Teaching staff

Dr G Jacobson (Coordinator)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 019907

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-3 lectures per week

Assessment

1 mid-semester test (35%), 1 x 2-hr exam (65%)

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Textbooks

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