Courses & Units

Pharmacology CSA231

Hobart

Introduction

This unit is designed to introduce students to pharmacology, which is the field of science concerned with the effect of drugs on living organisms. The knowledge of pharmacology is fundamental to the safe and effective use of medicines by health professionals. This unit provides students with an understanding of important pharmacological concepts in the treatment of specific diseases. Emphasis is given to the clinical application of pharmacology in the management of disease through a series of case-based workshops. CSA230 Pharmacology and CSA231 Pharmacology are taught as two distinct interconnected units.

Summary

Unit name Pharmacology
Unit code CSA231
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Discipline Pharmacy
Coordinator

Dr Vanni Caruso

Teaching staff

Dr Vanni Caruso, Dr Nicole Bye, Mr Cameron Randall

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
019907 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CZZ101 and CZZ102

CSA230 - this unit must be either studied at the same time as CSA231 or have been previously completed.

Co-requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online learning resources (equivalent to 2 hours of activity per week) and 2 x 2hr workshops weekly.

Assessment

In class tests (10%), 1x 50 min Mid-Sem written exam (30%), 1 x 2 hr end of semester written exam (60%).

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Textbooks

Required

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