This unit provides an introduction to the study of drugs: chemicals that affect living systems. Fundamental concepts of drug-target interactions and how our bodies handle drugs are outlined. Emphasis is given to the clinical application of pharmacology in therapeutics through specifically-designed workshops that focus on case-studies.
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Dr Vanni Caruso
Dr Nicole Bye and Mr Cameron Randall
|Available as student elective?||No|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
31 x 1-hr lectures, 4 x 1-hr tutorials, 4 x 2-hr workshops
In class tests (10%), 1x 50 min Mid-Sem written exam (30%), 1x 2 hr end of semester written exam (60%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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