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Therapy Bases

Code 15126
Year 3
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 5
Workload OT(70H)
Scientific area Biopathological Sciences
Entry requirements Master's student in Medicine able to attend this UC
Learning outcomes This Curricular Unit aims to acquire knowledge of pharmacology and its application in therapeutic planning and in the definition of multimodal therapeutic strategy At the end of this curricular unit the student should: Know how to integrate and apply the knowledge acquired in the course and in the UC in therapeutic planning in a rational and sustained way. For this they should: - Know the general mechanisms of action of the drugs, as well as the meaning of the various pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic parameters. - Know the main side effects and drug interactions - Know the therapeutic applications and mechanisms of action of the pharmacological classes - Face critical problems related to therapeutic planning, integrating the knowledge acquired in the course of the curricular unit.
Syllabus 1- General principles of Pharmacology 2- Neuropharmacology and therapeutics 3- Pharmacology and therapy of the pulmonary, renal and cardiovascular systems 4- Pharmacology and therapy of Inflammation, immunomodulation and hematopoiesis 5- Pharmacology and therapeutics associated with the endocrine system 6- Pharmacology and therapy of the gastrointestinal system 7- Chemotherapy of infectious diseases 8- Pharmacotherapy of neoplastic diseases 9- Discussion of clinical cases and use of clinical guidelines
Main Bibliography Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology
H. P. Rang, M.M. Dale, J.M. Ritter, R. J. Flower, G. Henderson
2016 - 8ª edição , Elsevier

Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Teaching the theoretical bases of pharmacology will be of the tutorial type to allow the student to acquire the theoretical concepts in a dynamic way through the discussion and application of them. o Teaching the therapeutic component (more theoric practice) will always have a contextualization component in the form of seminary and a tutorial component to allow the analysis and discussion of clinical cases. The evaluation is done according to the learning objectives and competencies to be developed by the student in the Curricular Unit, using the appropriate assessment instruments and according to the specific criteria set out in the document Evaluation Criteria of the Integrated Master's Degree in Medicine.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-17

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