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Systems Pharmacology 1 (9005.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Pharmacy


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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (189284) - View
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  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164141) - View
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This unit begins to investigate the underlying biochemistry, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and toxicology of drugs and how this impacts on living systems.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the pharmacology for drugs targeting disease;

2. Explain the mechanisms of action and resulting physiological effects for commonly used drugs; and

3. Understand the biochemical basis and impact of adverse effects of drugs on the body.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

1 1/2 hour lecture and 3 hour tutorial/ workshop/ practical


9002 Essential Pharmacology, 6510 Introduction to Microbiology and 6529 Systemic Anatomy and Physiology


9003 Clinical Therapuetics 1 and 9004 Pharmacy Practice 1

Assumed Knowledge


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