Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9303115352005Introduction to Pharmakokinetics ICompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In pharmacokinetics, the mathematical analysis of the overall kinetics of drug in the body is carried out, usually using data for plasma concentration versus time. The individual pharmacist should be able to discuss with physicians, nurses, and other professionals the effects of dosage forms on the therapeutic efficacy of a drug. The pharmacist should understand why two drug products may be different and should be able to make informed drug product selections for his patients.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Levent Kırılmaz, Doc. Dr. Ercüment Karasulu
Learning Outcomes
1Compartmental models
2linear regression
3 i.v. infusion
4loading dose
5 maintenance dose.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Compartmental models, graphic methods, linear regression, curve stripping, area under the curve estimation, calculation of the Pharmacokinetic parameters, i.v. infusion, loading dose, maintenance dose.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
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Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination11.51.5
Makeup Examination11.51.5
Problem Solving14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)32.0
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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