FARMACOLOGIA

Dentistry FARMACOLOGIA

1060200019
DIPARTIMENTO DI MEDICINA, CHIRURGIA E ODONTOIATRIA "SCUOLA MEDICA SALERNITANA"
EQF7
DENTISTRY
2018/2019

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2015
ANNUALE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
888LESSONS
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
THE COURSE AIMS TO PROVIDE KNOWLEDGE ON THE GENERAL MECHANISMS OF PHARMACODYNAMICS, PHARMACOKINETICS, SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION, MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY, DRUG RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ADVERSE REACTION AND PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS, CLINICAL USES, DOSAGE AND SIDE EFFECTS OF DRUGS EMPLOYED IN THE TREATMENT OF THE MAIN ORGAN AND SYSTEM PATHOLOGIES, PHARMACOSURVEILLANCE, GENDER MEDICINE AND PHARMACOGENETICS.

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
- ABILITY TO USE THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SO THAT
- ABILITY TO DEFINE THE RATIONAL BASES TO CORRECTLY CHOOSE AND USE THE DRUGS ACCORDING TO THE PATHOLOGICAL CONTEXTS, THE STATE OF HEALTH OF PATIENTS AND THE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE
- ABILITY TO MONITOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THERAPY AND TO RECOGNIZE THE POSSIBLE ADVERSE EFFECTS.
-ABILITY TO IDENTIFY AND CORRECTLY RESOLVE THE COMPLEX PROBLEMS RELATED TO USE OF DRUGS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE (POLYPHERAPY, DRUG INTERACTIONS...) DEMONSTRATING AUTONOMY OF JUDGMENT, LEARNING SKILLS AND COMMUNICATION


Prerequisites
THE STUDENT SHOULD KNOW THE BASICS OF CHEMISTRY, ANATOMY, BIOCHEMISTRY, PHYSIOLOGY, GENERAL PATHOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND CLINICAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND THE GENERAL MECHANISM OF DRUG ACTION AND INTERACTION OF XENOBIOTICS WITH THE BODY.
Contents
THE TOPICS THAT WILL BE ADDRESSED IN THE COURSE ARE:
PHARMACODYNAMICS. PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGICAL ASSAY. RESEARCH AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT. PHARMACOKINETICS. ELEMENTS OF TOXICOLOGY. MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY. NEUROTRANSMISSION: THE AUTONOMIC AND SOMATIC MOTOR NERVOUS SYSTEMS. NEUROTRANSMISSION AND THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. MODULATION OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL FUNCTION AND VASCULAR VOLUME. INFLAMMATION, IMMUNOMODULATION, AND HEMATOPOIESIS. DRUGS AFFECTING GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION. DRUGS ACTING ON THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM AND METABOLIC DISEASES. MEDICATIONS TO TREAT PAIN AND MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS. CHEMOTHERAPY OF MICROBIAL AND NEOPLASTIC DISEASES.
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE INCLUDES LESSONS FOR 64 HOURS (8 CFU). ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY. IN ORDER TO TAKE THE FINAL EXAM, THE STUDENT MUST HAVE ATTENDED AT LEAST 75% OF THE TEACHING HOURS.
Verification of learning
ACHIEVEMENT OF THE OBJECTIVES OF TEACHING IS VERIFIED BY PASSING THE FINAL EXAM. THE FINAL EXAM CONSISTS OF AN ORAL TEST. THE ORAL TEST INCLUDES AN INTERVIEW WITH QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES. IT IS IMPORTANT TO EVALUATE THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE ABILITY OF ACHIEVED UNDERSTANDING OF THE STUDENTS ON THE TOPICS DISCUSSED DURING THE TEACHING AS WELL AS TO VERIFY THE ABILITY TO EXPRESS, UTILIZING THE APPROPRIATE TERMINOLOGY, AND TO ORGANIZE THE INTERVIEW ON THE THEORETICAL TOPICS. EACH EXAM IS EVALUATED IN A THIRTIETH SCORE SCALE AND IS PASSED WITH A MINIMUM SCORE OF 18/30.
Texts
FARMACOLOGIA GENERALE E MOLECOLARE, 4° EDIZIONE A CURA DI F. CLEMENTI, G. FUMAGALLI, UTET, TORINO, 2012

GOODMAN & GILMAN'S THE PHARMACOLOGICAL BASIS OF THERAPEUTICS, 12TH EDITION, EDITED BY L. BRUNTON, B. CHABNER, B. KNOLLMAN, MCGRAW HILL, NEW YORK 2011.

TRATTATO DI FARMACOLOGIA, A CURA DI L. ANNUNZIATO, G. DI RIENZO, IDELSON-GNOCCHI, NAPOLI, 2010
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COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE - MINIMUM PERCENTAGE 75%

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