LF:aVLFA0721p Pharmacology I - lecture - Course Information
aVLFA0721p Pharmacology I - lectureFaculty of Medicine
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 2 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)
MUDr. Lea Janáková, 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)
doc. PharmDr. Jana Rudá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Jitka Rychlíčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Barbora Říhová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Lenka Součková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Dalibor Valík, Ph.D., DABCC (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Lenka Zdražilová Dubská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PharmDr. Ondřej Zendulka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Renata Bláblová (assistant)
Mgr. Kateřina Nebeská (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Kristýna Nosková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Květoslava Sedlářová (alternate examiner)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. MUDr. Regina Demlová, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
- Mon 17. 9. to Fri 11. 1. Thu 18:00–19:40 KOM 200
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- aVLPF0622c Pathological Phys. II - prac. && aVLPA0622c Pathology II - practice
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- General Medicine (eng.) (programme LF, M-VL)
- Course objectives
- The aims of the course are:
to explain the basic pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic processes and principles
to explain the basic principles of therapy of intoxications
to describe the factors that influence the drug effect
- Learning outcomes
- Student after the course:
knows basic pharmacodynamic principles
knowns basic pharmacokinetic principles
knows basic factors that influence the effect of drugs
is able to suggest therapeutic measures in case of drug intoxication
VLFA07212c - Pharmacology I - Lectures
Autumn semester 2018
- 1st week
- Topic: PHARMACOLOGY AND ITS SUB-BRANCHES
- Course content: Definition of pharmacology and its sub-branches of pharmacology. Drug, medical product – basic pharmacological terminology. Sources of research and development of new drugs. Principles of correct drug use – types of pharmacotherapy and rational pharmacotherapy.
- 2nd week
- Topic: OVERVIEW OF DRUG DOSAGE FORMS
- Course content: Classification and overview of drug dosage forms for ready-made production and individual preparation, advantages and disadvantages of the particular types of drug dosage forms in clinical use, typical auxiliary substances (excipients). Drug dosage forms with controlled release.
- 3rd week
- Topic: ROUTES OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION
- Course content: Classification of routes of administration, description of the individual ways with examples of drugs. Overview of innovative administration routes.
- 4th week
- Topic: PHARMACOKINETICS I
- Course content: General principles of drug fate in the organism. Overview of the individual pharmacokinetic processes and parameters.
- 5th week
- Topic: PHARMACOKINETICS II
- Course content: Single, continual and repeated drug administration. Principles of therapeutic drug monitoring. Compartment models. Fundamentals of population pharmacokinetics.
- 6th week
- Topic: PHARMACODYNAMICS
- Course content: Mechanisms of drugs effects – classification, examples. Receptor theory – types of ligands and receptors. Change in drug effect after repeated administration.
- 7th week
- Topic: DRUG SAFETY
- Course content: Adverse drug effects - classification and characteristics. Pharmacovigilance in clinical research and practice. Therapeutic index, therapeutic range. Drug anamnesis, polypharmacy and introduction to drug interactions.
- 8th week
- Topic: FACTORS AFFECTING DRUG EFFECTS
- Course content: Classification, overview and examples of factors affecting drug effects. Fundamentals of pharmacogenetics.
- 9th week
- Topic: PHARMACOLOGY OF AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
- Course content: Overview of pharmacology of sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system – neurotransmission, receptors. Basic indications of substances affecting ANS.
- 10th week
- Topic: RESEARCH IN PHARMACOLOGY
- Course content: Methods of experimental pharmacological research – brief overview. Examples from the Department of Pharmacology - Faculty of Medicine, MU.
- 11th week
- Topic: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGICAL THERAPY
- Course content: Definition of terms, advantages and disadvantages of biological treatment in comparison to conventional therapy. Fundamental principles of technologies used in production of biological medical products, their classification and examples of clinical use.
- 12th week
- Topic: PHARMACOTHERAPY OF DIABETES MELLITUS
- Course content: Insulins and anti-diabetic drugs – classification and basic pharmacological characteristics.
- 13th week
- Topic: PHARMACOLOGY OF SEX HORMONES
- Course content: Analogues and antagonists FSH, LH. Oestrogens, antioestrogens, gestagens, antigestagens, androgens, antiandrogens basic pharmacological characteristics (classification, basic substances, therapeutic indications/contraindications, adverse effects).
- 14th week
- Topic: ANALGESIC DRUGS
- Course content: Classification of analgesic drugs. Basic pharmacological characteristics and examples of use of opioid analgesics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesic-antipyretic drugs.
- 15th week
- Topic: GENERAL AND LOCAL ANAESTHETIC AGENTS
- Course content: Classification and pharmacological characteristics of general and local anaesthetic drugs.
- required literature
- Practicals in Pharmacology, 2009, Náhradní obsah: http://portal.med.muni.cz/article-491-practicals-in-pharmacology.html
- RANG, H. P. Rang & Dale's pharmacology. 8th ed. [Edinburgh]: Churchill Livingstone, 2016. xv, 760. ISBN 9780702053627. info
- recommended literature
- Pharmaceutical practice. Edited by Judith A. Rees - Ian Smith - Jennie Watson. 5th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014. xvii, 552. ISBN 9780702051432. info
- WHALEN, Karen. Pharmacology. Edited by Richard Finkel - Thomas A. Panavelil. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015. xi, 664. ISBN 9781451191776. info
- not specified
- Waller, Derek - Renwick, Andrew G. - Hillier, Keith. Medical pharmacology and therapeutics. 3rd ed. New York : Elsevier Saunders, 2009. ix, 744 p. ISBN 0-7020-2991-2.
- Ritter, James M. - Lewis, Lionel D. - Mant, Timothy G.K. - Ferro, Albert. A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 5th Ed., Hodder Arnold, 2008. 465 s. ISBN 978-0-340-90046-8
- Pharmacology. Edited by Michelle Alexia Clark. 5th ed. Baltimore: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012. xii, 612. ISBN 9781451113143. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, presentations by professionals in the sectors
- Assessment methods
- Colloquium - ROPOT test - 40 multiple-choice questions with 3 - 5 answer options. The number of correct answers is given.
Student gets 2 points for each completely correct answer, i.e. maximum 80 points for the whole multiple-choice test. Time limit: 60 min. The MCQ test can be repeated only twice.
To pass the colloquium successfully the student has to obtain at least 40 points.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses