Pharmacology, 6 credits

Farmakologi, 6 hp

NVFA09

Main field of study

Biology Chemical Biology Chemistry

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Eva Lindström

Director of studies or equivalent

Eva Lindström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 47 h
Recommended self-study hours: 113 h

Available for exchange students

Yes
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6IKEA Chemical Analysis Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping E
6KKEB Chemical Biology 5 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping E
6KKEM Chemistry 5 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping E
6MPRO Protein Science, Master's Programme (External) 1 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 Swedish/English Linköping E

Main field of study

Biology, Chemical Biology, Chemistry

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Protein Science, Master's Programme
  • Chemical Analysis Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemistry

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Biochemistry

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the student will be able to:

  • describe the principles of drug absorption, distribution and elimination.
  • describe drug / receptor interactions and their implications
  • explain the mechanisms of action of drugs acting on specific organ / body system.
  • apply pharmacological methodology

Course content

The course includes studies in basic pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, as well as a choice of drug groups, their mechanisms of action and clinical use.
Laboratory work in the course includes theoretical and practical exercises in pharmacology methodology.

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures, laborations and seminars

Examination

TEN1Written examination4.5 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
LAB1Approved laboratory course1.5 creditsU, G

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för medicin och hälsa

Director of Studies or equivalent

Eva Lindström

Examiner

Eva Lindström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 47 h
Recommended self-study hours: 113 h

Course literature

Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, 5/e: International Edition (ISBN: 9781451143201) Ed: Harvey and Champe.
Code Name Scope Grading scale
TEN1 Written examination 4.5 credits U, 3, 4, 5
LAB1 Approved laboratory course 1.5 credits U, G

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, 5/e: International Edition (ISBN: 9781451143201) Ed: Harvey and Champe.

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)
X
X
LAB1
TEN1

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)
X
X
LAB1
TEN1

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery
X
X
LAB1

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities
X
LAB1

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages
X

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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