PHAR 008 Drugs and Abuse

PHAR 008 Drugs and Abuse

Faculty offering the course:    Faculty of Pharmacy
Basic Information
Total Credit Hours:  2
Lecture: 2
Professional Information

Course Description and Overall aims:
The course aims at elevating the informative and intellectual aptitudes of students facing phase provocations and threats. The course includes and introduction to drugs definitions and perceptions. The course familiarizes students with different types of drugs. It discusses the individuals need to drugs against drug misuse and abuse. The course debates different classes of abused drug, their actions and side effects.

Time Table:
Lecture: Monday 12-2 pm        
Office Hours: Monday 8-12 am        

Assessment  Methods:
- Written Assessment 1
- Written Assessment 2
- Final Examination      
- Assignment

List of References
Drugs : How They Act and Why / Alex Gringauz. St. Louis : The C. V. Mosby Co., 1978

Further reading:
Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery By: Roget, Nancy A.; Fisher, Gary L. In: Gale Virtual Reference Library. Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, Inc. 2009. eBook.