Diagnosis and principles of management of medical and surgical conditions relevant to physiotherapy. Drug action and administration. Drugs used to treat common medical conditions, particularly those managed by physiotherapists.
|Paper title||Pharmacology (for BPhty)|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$670.80|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,786.51|
- PHAL 211, PHAL 212
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- Medical Pharmacology at a Glance. Neal, M.J. Blackwell, 7th Edition, 2012
This is a slim text that captures succinctly the key points of each drug class. There is a large diagram for each drug class, showing where and how the drugs act to exert their effects.
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- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
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- Learning Outcomes
- To provide an outline of the pharmacology of medications that are the most likely to be met in physiotherapy
- To ensure students establish a strong understanding of facts and concepts in the discipline of pharmacology
- To develop a sense of interconnectedness between pharmacology and different fields of knowledge in the health and biomedical sciences
- To ensure students understand the relevance of this knowledge when they proceed to the third year of their BPhty programme