Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200003022007PHARMACOLOGYCompulsory352
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to teach the students basic concepts in medical pharmacology, namely pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and the properties of drugs related to autonomic nervous system.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To classify drugs and to count routes of drug administration
2To define drug effects and mechanisms of action of drugs
3To describe pharmacokinetic properties of drugs
4To differentiate drug interactions
5To count factors affecting drug dose
6To identify side and toxic effcts of drugs
7To describe drug poisining and management of poisining
8To count cholinergic and anticholinergic drugs and their characteristics
9To count adrenergic and antiadrenergic drugs and their characteristics
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course contains topics like how to classify and deliver the drugs; effects and the mechanisms of action of the drugs; pharmacokinetic properties of the drugs; side and toxic effects of the drugs; treatment of poisining; drugs related to autonomic nervous system, and thereby, an infrastructure will be constituted for a better apprehension of the clinical pharmacology courses that will be taken during the 4th year.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is a drug? Classification and administration of the drugs
2Effects and mechanisms of action of drugs
3Pharmacokinetics(I)
4Pharmacokinetics (II)
5Pharmacokinetics (III)
6Drug interactions
7Drug dose and factors effecting dose
8Side and toxic effects of the drugs
9Acute and chronic intoxications and basic principles of management
10Introduction to pharmacology of autonomic nervous system
11Cholinergic and Anticholinergic drugs
12Adrenergic drugs
13Antiadrenergic drugs
14Mid-term exam
15Rational Drug Therapy
16Introduction to chemotherapeutics (I)
17Basic principles of antibiotherapy
18 Antihypertensive drugs
19Drugs used in congestive heart failure
20Antianginal drugs
21Introduction to pharmacology of central nervous system General anaesthetic drugs
22Drugs related to hematopoetic system
23Analgesic drugs(I)
24Analgesic drugsI(I)
25Psychopharmacology
26 Muscle relaxants
27Antiepileptic drugs
28Midterm exam (II)
29 Final exam
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Recommended or Required Reading
Kayaalp SO. Rasyonel Tedavi Yönünden Tıbbi Farmakoloji, Feryal Matbaacılık San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Şti, 2009, Ankara. Süzer Ö. Farmakolojinin Temelleri. Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2002, İstanbul. Dökmeci İ. Farmakoloji-İlaçlar ve Etkileri, Alfa Basım Yayım Dağıtım Ltd. Şti., 2007. Katzung BG, Masters S, Trevor A. Basic and clinical Pharmacology, 12th Edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2012. Brunton LL, Lazo JS, Parker KL. Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 11th Edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006. Hand-outs or print-out of presentations are supplied by the lecturers and the department.
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination2100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination212
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures28256
Individual Study for Mid term Examination236
Individual Study for Final Examination155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)70
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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