Pharmacology, 6 credits (NVFA09)

Farmakologi, 6 hp

Main field of study

Biology Chemical Biology Chemistry

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Eva Lindström

Director of studies or equivalent

Eva Lindström

Available for exchange students

Yes
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MPRO Protein Science, Master's Programme (External) 1 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping v
6IKEA Chemical Analysis Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping v
6KKEB Chemical Biology 5 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping v
6KKEM Chemistry 5 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping v

Main field of study

Biology, Chemical Biology, Chemistry

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Protein Science, Master's Programme
  • Chemical Analysis Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemistry

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Biochemistry

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the student will be able to:

  • describe the principles of drug absorption, distribution and elimination.
  • describe drug / receptor interactions and their implications
  • explain the mechanisms of action of drugs acting on specific organ / body system.
  • apply pharmacological methodology

Course content

The course includes studies in basic pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, as well as a choice of drug groups, their mechanisms of action and clinical use.
Laboratory work in the course includes theoretical and practical exercises in pharmacology methodology.

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures, laborations and seminars

Examination

TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 54.5 credits
LAB1Approved laboratory courseU, G1.5 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för medicin och hälsa

Director of Studies or equivalent

Eva Lindström

Examiner

Eva Lindström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 47 h
Recommended self-study hours: 113 h

Course literature

Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, 5/e: International Edition (ISBN: 9781451143201) Ed: Harvey and Champe.
Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, 5/e: International Edition (ISBN: 9781451143201) Ed: Harvey and Champe.
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 4.5 credits
LAB1 Approved laboratory course U, G 1.5 credits

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