Course: Pharmacology 2

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Course title Pharmacology 2
Course code FAR/VAA12
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Urbánek Karel, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Marek Dan, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Večeřa Rostislav, prof. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Strojil Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Suchánková Hana, MUDr.
Course content
The subject deals with special pharmacology of cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal systém, antiinfectives, hormones and anticancer drugs. Also deals with pharmacotherapy of specefic groups of patients (children, elderly and pregnant) a pharmacotherapy of urgent disorders and intoxications.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The student should be familiar with special pharmacology including principles of pharmacotherapy, drug adverse effects, important drug interactions and principles of pharmacotherapy in special age groups of patients.
The student should be able to use the knowledge both in his studies of clinical subjects and in his medical profession.
Completion of courses "Pharmacology I", "Pathological Physiology" and "Microbiology II".
MIK/VAA12 and PAT/VAB11 and PFY/VAB11 and FAR/VAB11

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam

Participation in at least 12 practicals, three control written tests with results reaching at least 70% of maximum possible points. In case of failure at the tests written in the course of practicals, it is possible to repeat (maximally three times) the final written test. The topics of individual written test will be always presented in the course of the previous practical.
Recommended literature
  • Katzung, B. G., Masters, S. B., & Trevor, A. J. (2012). Basic & clinical pharmacology. New York, N.Y: McGraw-Hill.
  • Rang, H. P., Ritter, J. M. (2011). Pharmacology. Churchill Livingstone.
  • Walsh, C. T., Schwartz-Bloom, R. (2004). Pharmacology: Drug Action on Reaction. CRC Press.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 4 Winter
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2) Medical sciences 4 Winter