Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11811BASIC PRINCIPLES IN ANALYTICAL TOXICOLOGYElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Analytical toxicology to provide information about the general concepts and principles of toxicology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serap A. Akgür
Learning Outcomes
1 Ability to identify general information about the toxicity and toxic substances
2Terminological definitions and analytical approaches used to establish the relationship between toxicity
3The ability to choose the righ tinformation on biological and chemical factors that affect toxicity
4Learn the the importance of the individual differences on toxicity
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Toxicity and identification of toxic substances,Toxicity terminology,Biological and chemical factors that affect toxicity,The importance of individual differences in toxicity and the mode of action,Some of the effects of toxic substances and methods of analysis
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Toxic substances and definitions related to toxicity
2Toxic substances and toxicity related to the classifications
3Internal and external factors affecting toxicity
4Biological events involved in toxicity
5Chemical events involved in toxicity
6Individual differences in toxicity
7Mechanisms of toxicity
8Midterm exam
9Alcohols and toxic effects
10Alcohols and analytical approaches
11Volatile substances and toxic effects
12Analysis of volatile substances
13Some toxic substances in chromatographic analysis methods
14Project presentation
15Project presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Klaasen, C.D., "Casarett and Doull's Toxicology", Fifth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2001. Haddad L.M. and Winchester J.F. 1990. Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Second Edition. W.B. Saunders Company. Ellenhorn’s Medical Toxicology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2nd edition (Jun 15 1997), “, Diagnosis and treatment of Human Poisoning”. Levine B, ed. Principles of Forensic Toxicology, AACC Pres, 2nd edition ,USA, 1999 Sample Preparation Techniques in Analytical Chemistry, Ed. Somenath Mitra, John Wiley &Sons, 2003 Analytical Gas Chromatography, W. Jennings, E. Mittlefehldt, P. Stremple, Academic Pres, 1997
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11616
Final Examination11616
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11414
Individual Study for Homework Problems4416
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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