97244 - Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Docente: Federico Pea
  • Credits: 1
  • SSD: BIO/14
  • 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 pathophysiological and/or iatrogenic conditions that can modify the pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic profile of the drugs being treated 2. Guided application of this knowledge in order to set the most appropriate management in the choice of drugs and/or dosages of the drugs drugs in various clinical situations 3. Independent evaluation for the most appropriate choice of drugs and/or drug dosages in various clinical situations 4. Ability to transmit one's knowledge 5. Ability to learn and apply new acquisitions in the field of Clinical Pharmacology

Course contents

1. Pharmacokinetic parameters and their usefulness in clinical practice

2. The pharmacogenetic passport and personalized medicine

3. Management of interactions during polypharmacy

4. The role of therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM)


Goodman and Gilman The pharmacological basis of therapy 13th edition, 2019 - Zanichelli Editor

Teaching methods

Lectures with interactive discussion of clinical cases

Assessment methods

Orax exam

Office hours

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