Basic & Clinical Pharmacology

MELT 310 Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title:                Basic and Clinical Pharmacology.
Code:                          MELT 310.
Hours:                         Lec – 2 Hrs.    Lab – 2 Hrs.    Cln – 0 Hr.    Credit hrs. – 3.
Prerequisite:                None.
Level/Semester:           3rd level - Spring.
Department offering the course:     Medical Laboratory Technology/Faculty of Health Sciences.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is involved with understanding basic concepts in clinical pharmacology and its applications for medical laboratory.

COURSE AIM
This course studies the basic, clinical and medical aspects of therapeutic drugs and treatments, dosage and calculations.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS
Illustrated lecture using personal computer, data show and white board.
Laboratory experiments
Research work.
Group discussion.
Video films.

LIST OF REFERENCES
Basic and Clinical Pharmacology; 11th Edition (2007) – Bertram Katzung, Susan Masters and Anthony Trevor; McGraw-Hill Publishing (www.mhhe.com; www.mcgraw-hill.co.uk).
Pharmacology; 5th Edition (2012) – Michelle Clark, Richard Finkel, Jose Ray and Karen Whalen; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a Wolters Kluwer Business Publishing (www.lww.com).
A Pharmacology Primer; 3rd Edition, 2009. Terry Kenakin. Academic Press, Elsevier Publishing (www.elsevier.com).
A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; 5th Edition, 2008. James M. Ritter. Hodder Arnold (www.hoddereducation.com).
Encyclopedia of Clinical Pharmacy; 1st Edition, 2010. Joseph T. DiPiro. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Taylor and Francis, Inc. (www.tandf.co.uk).
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