00351 - Pharmacology

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education

Academic Year 2019/2020

Course contents

Basic principle of pharmacology (nomenclature, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Absorption and distribution, Metabolism, Excretion, Pharmacodynamics, Mechanisms of action, Dose response and half-life)
Administration of pharmacological agents (Routes of administration)
Neuropharmacology (antiparkinsonian, antiepileptic, mood disorders, antipsychotic, anxiolytic, )
General and local anaesthetic
Analgesic (opiods, corticosteroids, NSAIDs)
Respiratory and gastrointestinal pharmacology (asthma and allegy medications, gastrointestinal medications)
Pharmacology of contrast media (gastrointestinal exams, intravascular exams, magnetic resonance exams)
Medications errors and safety
Adverse reactions and events

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