BVZF0422p Basics of Pharmacology II - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
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)
Mgr. MVDr. Leoš Landa, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Merhautová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Adriána Papiež, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Pistovčáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Jitka Rychlíčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Barbora Říhová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Lenka Součková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Ondřej Zendulka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Renata Bláblová (assistant)
Květoslava Sedlářová (assistant)
Filip Šiška (assistant)
Mgr. Martin Brož (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Kristýna Nosková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Barbora Říhová, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Regina Demlová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
each odd Wednesday 11:00–12:40 A19/231
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BVZF0321c Basics of Pharmacology I - pr.
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 provide students of nutrition therapy programe with sufficient basic knowledge and information about drugs used in the treatment of selected most important diseases. The lectures are focused on selected drug groups. Emphasis is put on the aspects that can be reflected in the mutual interaction of food and drugs. At the end of the semester, a lecture focused on pharmacology of medical plants is arranged together with the possibility to visit Medicinal Herbs Center by Faculty of Medicine MU.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will be able to characterize selected drug classes stated in the curriculum and pharmacological profiles of representative drugs from these groups. Student will be aware of potential drug interactions with particular respect to drug-food interactions. Student will be able to distinguish basic categories of active constituents of medical plants and will be able to consider their rational use in medicine.
  • Lecture 1: Chapters from psychopharmacology (antipsychotics, most important antidepressants, benzodiazepines)
  • Lecture 2: Pharmacotherapy of diabetes mellitus I: Antidiabetics
  • Lecture 3: Chapters from the pharmacology of cardiovascular system (antihypertensive agents, anticoagulants, antiaggreggants)
  • Lecture 4: Overview of anticancer pharmacotherapy
  • Lecture 5: Food-drugs interactions and effect of drugs on weight
  • Lecture 6: Chapters from the pharmacotherapy of microbial diseases
  • Lecture 7: Basics of phytopharmacology II: Medicinal plants in self-treatment
    required literature
  • Máchalová A. a kol.: Farmakologie pro studenty bakalářských oborů na LF MU
    recommended literature
  • MARTÍNKOVÁ, Jiřina. Farmakologie pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. 2., zcela přeprac. a doplň. Praha: Grada, 2014. ISBN 9788024713564. info
    not specified
  • LÜLLMANN, Heinz, Klaus MOHR and Lutz HEIN. Barevný atlas farmakologie. Translated by Maxmilián Wenke, Illustrated by Jürgen Wirth. Vyd. 4., české. Praha: Grada, 2012. xiv, 366. ISBN 9788024739083. info
  • HYNIE S. Farmakologie v kostce. 2., přeprac. vyd., Praha: Triton, 2011. 520 s. ISBN 80-7254-181-1
  • ADAMS, Michael, Leland Norman HOLLAND and Carol Q. URBAN. Pharmacology for nurses : a pathophysiologic approach. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education, 2011. xxv, 912. ISBN 9780135089811. info
  • PERLÍK, František. Základy farmakologie : klinická a speciální farmakologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. 190 s. ISBN 8024611392. info
Teaching methods
Curriculum offers attendance at lectures led by teacher of pharmacology. The attendance at lectures is not obligatory.
Assessment methods
Active knowledge of pharmacology acquired is tested at the end of the course by the exam: final written multiple-choice test, in which students are asked to answer to questions with only 1 correct answer. The test contains 30 questions. One point is granted for each correctly answered question. No points are subtracted for unanswered question, or wrong answer. The summary of the score obtained is evaluated.

The summary of the score obtained is evaluated as follows:
30-27 points = A
26-25 = B
24-23 = C
22-20 = D
19-18 = E
less than 18 = F
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019.
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