Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Verona)

Pathology - FARMACOLOGIA

Course code
4S02742
Name of lecturer
Guido Francesco Fumagalli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2015 al Nov 20, 2015.

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Lesson timetable

FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

Learn the conceptual basis of drug mechanisms of actions in order to understand how physio-pathological events in patients can be modified by therapeutic approaches and how drugs and physiotherapy may interact on a same subject

Syllabus

Drug-receptor interactions and the quantitative aspects of actions of drugs; terminology, general principles of drug effect(s) evaluation; principles of clinical studies including monitorig of adverse reactions.
Pharmacokinetics: general principles and issues relevant to understand the significance of drug plasma level monitoring for appropriate therapy. Absorption, distrinbution, metabolism and elimination of drugs: critical terminology and parameters. Modification of drug pharmacokinetics due to diseases, drug interactions, nutrients and genetics,
Drugs acting on neuromuscular junction; drugs acting on central control of muscle: BDZ
Anti-inflammatory drugs both steroidal and non-steroidal: mechanisms of actions, classes, therapeutic and adverse effects

Assessment methods and criteria

Written, multiple choice test

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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