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.
|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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CZZ101 and CZZ102
CSA230 - this unit must be either studied at the same time as CSA231 or have been previously completed.
Online learning resources (equivalent to 2 hours of activity per week) and 2 x 2hr workshops weekly.
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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