Essential Pharmacology G (9586.1)
|HECS Bands:||2, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Pharmacy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Alison SHIELD (Ph: +61 2 62012084 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 2 DR Alison SHIELD (Ph: +61 2 62012084 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit introduces fundamental aspects of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Principles of receptor theory will be used to describe drug-receptor interactions. This unit will also explore how the chemical properties of drugs are relevant to their mechanism of action, drug disposition and potential side effects.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of receptor theory;
2. Explain drug mechanism of action with respect to physicochemical properties;
3. Demonstrate relevant calculations and an understanding about the importance of pharmacokinetics on drug action; and
4. Integrate current published research with taught material.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 2, 2018
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
5 hours per week.
Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry.
8515 Chemical Pharmacology PG.