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INTRODUCTORY PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of New South Wales - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectChemistry
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTORY PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY 
Transcript Title: INTRO PHARM TOXICOL 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course covers the basic principles of pharmacology with an emphasis on drug action from the molecular and cellular levels to tissue, organ, and whole animal levels. The course provides an understanding of the principles of drug action (pharmacodynamics) in terms of drug chemistry, drug-receptor interaction, receptor theory and dose-response relationships. An introduction to receptor-mediated signal transduction, membrane receptors and autonomic pharmacology is covered. The handling of drugs by the body through the processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion (Pharmacokinetics) are covered in some detail along with drug analysis and the adverse effects of drugs. Aspects of clinical trials, legal aspects of drug registration, and the principles of toxicology are introduced. The laboratory classes involve basic pharmacological and toxicological methods. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTORY PHARMACOLOGY TOXICOLOGY 
Partner University Department: Medical Sciences 
Partner University Course Number: PHAR2011