BOFA031p Bases of Pharmacology - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0.5/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. MUDr. Regina Demlová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PharmDr. Jan Juřica, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Amchová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Ladislava Bartošová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. MVDr. Leoš Landa, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Merhautová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Pistovčáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Jitka Rychlíčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Barbora Říhová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Ondřej Zendulka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Kristýna Nosková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Barbora Říhová, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Renata Bláblová
Supplier department: Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Fri 4. 10. 13:00–14:50 A11/234, Fri 11. 10. 13:00–14:50 A11/234, Fri 18. 10. 13:00–14:50 A11/234, Fri 25. 10. 13:00–14:50 A11/234
BKBC011p Biochemistry -lec && BOFY0222p Physiology II-lec. && BKLT011 Medical Latin && BKHI021p Histology - lec.
BKBC011p && BOFY0222p && BKLT011 && BKHI021p
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to offer the basic pharmacological knowledge about specific drug groups used in selected diseases. Emphasis is given to the pharmacological theoretical knowledge about the main antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and anti-glaucoma drugs used in ophthalmology, so that the student was able to search independently for relevant information on drugs in reliable sources, including the therapeutic and adverse drug effects and potential drug-drug interactions.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will know the basic pharmacological principles and factors influencing drug actions. The student will be able to work with the valid sources of information about drugs. The student will have the basic knowledge about drugs influencing the autonomic nervous system. The student will know the main antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and anti-glaucoma drugs used in ophthalmology.
  • BOFA031p - Bases of Pharmacology - lectures


    Autumn semester 2019

  • 1st lecture: Introduction to Pharmacology. Terminology in Pharmacology. Drug classification. General pharmacological principles. Drug mechanisms of action. Introduction to pharmacokinetics.
  • 2nd lecture: Factors responsible for variation in drug response. Adverse drug effects. Drug interactions. Drug research and development of new therapeutics. Evaluations of clinical trials on pharmaceuticals.
  • 3rd lecture: Pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system - receptors of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems and possibilities of the pharmacological intervention.
  • 4th lecture: Glucocorticoids and immunosuppressants. Pharmacotherapy of allergic reactions. Antihistamine agents.
    recommended literature
  • Atlas léčivých rostlin,
  • Textbook recommended for English speaking students (selected chapters according to the syllabus) Ophthalmology, 4th Ed., Batterbury M.& Murphy C., ISBN: 9780702075025
    not specified
  • Farmakologie. Edited by Jan Švihovec - Jan Bultas - Pavel Anzenbacher - Jaroslav Chládek - J. 1. vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2018. xix, 962. ISBN 9788024755588. info
  • MARTÍNKOVÁ, Jiřina. Farmakologie pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. 2., zcela přeprac. a doplň. Praha: Grada, 2014. ISBN 9788024713564. info
Teaching methods
Students are provided with the pharmacology teacher presentation of the topic according to the curriculum. Oral presentation of the teacher contains pictures and schemes to demonstrate the pharmacological principles and help the understanging of the related topic.
Assessment methods
During the studying the student has to prove active knowledge of pharmacology acquired. The final multiple-choice test consists of 20 questions, 60% of correct answers is needed to pass. There is one correct answer in each question.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 7,5.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
Department of Pharmacology, Medical faculty, Masaryk university, Kamenice 5, Brno,

A19/3rd floor,

phone: 5 4949 3070.

  • Enrolment Statistics (recent)
  • Permalink: