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PHAL304 Human Pharmacology

The application of pharmacological knowledge and principles in the development and assessment of new drugs and the treatment of disease.

Paper title Human Pharmacology
Paper code PHAL304
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,500.00

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Prerequisite
PHAL 211 and PHAL 212
Schedule C
Science
Paper Structure
Assessment
  • Evidence-based medicine assignment - 20%
  • Poster presentation - 10%
  • Debate - 10%
  • Final exam - 60%
Contact
Dr Lyn Wise, lyn.wise@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr John Ashton
Dr Sarah Baird
Associate Professor Ivan Sammut
Dr Lyn Wise
Dr Belinda Cridge
Dr Morgayn Read
Professor Rhonda Rosengren
Textbooks
Students should concentrate on lecture notes.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • To give an introduction to some of the most commonly used drugs in humans
  • To show how these drugs work and what their side effects are
  • To gain practical experience in the use of some of these drugs

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Monday 14:00-17:50 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39-40
P2 Monday 14:00-17:50 28-29, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40

The application of pharmacological knowledge and principles in the development and assessment of new drugs and the treatment of disease.

Paper title Human Pharmacology
Paper code PHAL304
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
PHAL 211 and PHAL 212
Schedule C
Science
Paper Structure
Assessment
  • Evidence-based medicine assignment - 15%
  • Practicals - 25% in total
    • Full lab report for both atria and diuretics labs (16% in total)
    • Mini lab report for aortic ring, oxytocin, and antihistamine labs (9% in total)
  • Final exam - 60%
Contact
john.ashton@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr John Ashton
Dr Sarah Baird
Associate Professor Steve Kerr
Associate Professor Ivan Sammut
Professor Paul Smith
Dr Lyn Wise
Textbooks
Students should concentrate on lecture notes.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • To give an introduction to some of the most commonly used drugs in humans
  • To show how these drugs work and what their side effects are
  • To gain practical experience in the use of some of these drugs

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Monday 14:00-17:50 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39-40
P2 Monday 14:00-17:50 28-29, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40