Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology - PHAR3251

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Medical Sciences

Course Outline: PHAR3251 Course outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite:PHAR2011 or PHAR2211, Highly recommended PHSL2201 and BIOC 2101 or BIOC2181 or BIOC2201 or BIOC2291

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This subject deals with the pharmacology of different drug classes, with an emphasis on the mode of drug action. Effects of drugs on the major organ systems will be covered, including the cardiovascular, renal, endocrine, respiratory gastrointestinal and central nervous systems. Students will be introduced to emerging therapeutic strategies based on advances in understanding cellular physiology and drug action. The practicals will cover basic pharmacological methods from both clinical and experimental standpoints.

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