Course: Pharmacology 1

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Course title Pharmacology 1
Course code FAR/VCB11
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
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
  • Anzenbacher Pavel, prof. RNDr. DrSc.
  • Urbánek Karel, doc. MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Strojil Jan, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Suchánková Hana, MUDr.
Course content
The subject deals with drug formulations, prescription, general pharmacology (pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics), pharmacology of vegetative nervous system and pharmacoogy of central nervous system (analgesics, anaesthetics, psychopharmacology and drugs used in neurology).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The student is to know drug nomenclature, principles of prescription and important drug formulations. He should be familiar with basic principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, types of drug adverse effects and interactions; from the special topics mainly the pharmacology of vegetative nervous system and central nervous system.
The student should be able to use the knowledge both in his studies of clinical subjects and in his medical profession.
Completion of courses "BIochemistry" and "Physiology".
HIE/VCA12 and LCH/VCA20 and FYZ/VCB12 and MIK/VCA12 and NAN/VCB13 and FYZ/VCA11

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

Attendance at all practicals, at least 50% of lectures, passing all control tests and achieve at least 70% points. Passing the final test. In the failure to meet these conditions, oral examination of the topics discussed in lectures and practical exercises.
Recommended literature
  • Lüllmann, H., Mohr, K., Wehling, M. (2004). Farmakologie a toxikologie. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Martínková, J. a kol. (2001). Obecná farmakologie: jako základ studia farmakologie experimentální a klinické. Hradec Králové: Olga Čermáková.
  • Urbánek, K., Belejová, M. (2010). Úvod do praktických cvičení z farmakologie. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.

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 (2012) Medical sciences 3 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2015) Medical sciences 3 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 3 Summer