This unit provides an introduction to the study of drugs: chemicals that affect living systems. This unit consists of a detailed account of the pharmacology of drugs that affect selected organ systems. These include the pharmacology of drugs affecting the endocrine system, the respiratory system, the immune system and the central nervous system. 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 Vanni Caruso, Dr Nicole Bye, Mr Cameron Randall
|Available as student elective?||No|
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CSA230 - this unit must be either studied at the same time as CSA231 or have been previously completed.
28 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%), 1 x 2 hr end of semester written exam (60%).
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