Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.
The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.
The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..
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The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.
The Course is targeted to give to the student basic knowledge and methodological instruments required to understand the role covered by drugs in therapy, how they act to modify health status of the patient, risks related to their use, factors that could modify the answer to a pharmacological treatment.
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
Definition of drug, medicinal product, generic drug, galenic and magistral preparations, biosimilars.
Origin of drugs and the process of drug development.
Symptomatic, curative, preventive and substitutive drugs.
Different actions of drugs: systemic or local, direct or indirect, primary or secondary, collateral, early or late onset.
Pharmacokinetics: absorption (mechanisms, routes of administration), distribution (plasma protein binding, vascularization, blood-brain barrier and placental transfer of drugs), metabolism and excretion of drugs.
Pharmacodynamics: receptor definition, agonism and antagonism, affinity and intrinsic activity.
Adverse drug reactions
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOTHERAPY
“Placebo” and “Compliance” definitions.
Dosage, maximum dose, effective dose, posology, therapeutic index.
Therapeutic plasma levels of drugs, peak concentrations, therapeutic range, accumulation, toxic concentrations.
Variability in drug response.
- Non steroidal and steroidal antiinflammatory drugs: mechanisms of action, pharmacological properties, modality of use, main adverse reactions.
- Opioids and non opioids analgesics (NSAIDs and paracetamol): mechanisms of action, pharmacological properties, therapeutic uses, tolerability.
- Antiparkinson drugs.
Conforti A., Cuzzolin L., Leone R., Moretti U., Pignataro G., Taglialatela M., Vanzetta M.
Farmacologia per le professioni sanitarie
The exam is written, with single or multiple choice answers. An oral integration will be possible.
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