97196 - Clinical Pharmacology of Anti-Infectious Agents

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Docente: Federico Pea
  • Credits: 1
  • SSD: MED/17
  • Language: Italian
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Medicine and Surgery (cod. 8415)

Learning outcomes

1. Knowledge of the main classes of anti-infective drugs (mechanism of action, spectrum of action, therapeutic indications, dosage, pharmacological interactions, adverse events) 2. Guided application of this knowledge in order to set the most appropriate anti-infective therapy infection in the various clinical situations 3. Independent evaluation for the choice of the most appropriate anti-infective therapies in the various clinical situations 4. Ability to transmit one's knowledge 5. Ability to learn and apply new acquisitions in the field of anti-infective therapy

Course contents

1. Clinical pharmacology of antibacterials

2. Clinical pharmacology of antifungals

3. Clinical pharmacology of antivirals

4. Drug interactions


Goodman and Gilman The pharmacological basis of therapy 13th edition - Zanichelli Editor

Teaching methods

Lectures with discussion of clinical cases

Assessment methods

Oral exam

Office hours

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