Understanding of the principles of pharmacology (origin of drugs, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics) and pharmacotherapy, the factors that influence therapeutic outcome, the role of gene-environment interactions in pharmacological response, drug development and pharmacovigilance, knowledge of mechanisms, therapeutic effects, short and long-term effects of drugs, the concept of habit and dependence, doping, side effects and toxic effects, allergic responses to drugs, abnormal drug responses, properties, mechanism of action and side effects of some classes of drugs, inflammation non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), pain control with analgesic drugs, neurotransmission and drugs of abuse, doping drugs, the nicotinic acetylcholinergic receptor and the neuromuscular junction, central, peripheral and muscle relaxant drugs direct, dopaminergic system and motor system, dopaminer neurotransmission control, control of dopaminergic synapse, ethiopathogenesis Parkinson's disease and anti-parkinson drugs.
Provide elements of basic knowledge of the major diseases of internal medicine and clinical aspects that threaten survival.
The topics will be treated by placing special emphasis on the symptoms of major diseases by defining the elements useful for the prevention and for healthy lifestyles through the maintenance of optimal physical and mental condition.
This is a comprehensive study of the endocrine system which will allow the student to integrate and better understand the functions of the other system of the body. The pathological conditions and the diagnostic prodedures to assess the endocrine illness are discussed.
Lessons with presentation of clincal cases
1. General principles of Pharmacology (origin and types of drugs, classification of drugs).
2. Principles of Pharmacokinetics (ADME, bioavailability, plasma half-life, drug clearance)
3. Principles of pharmacodynamics:
4. Pharmacological Classes
Basic knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology
Compendium of Internal Medicine (Cecil)