An advanced look at the mechanisms of action, use and abuse of drugs affecting the nervous system. The paper is taught in a "journal club" format in which topics are chosen by the students in the class, and journal articles are selected and presented in a PowerPoint format for discussion by the class.
|Teaching period||Full Year (On campus)|
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- Teaching staff
Professor Paul Smith
Professor Michelle Glass
Professor Debbie Hay
Dr Lyn Wise
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
The paper introduces current research in neuropharmacology providing an advanced look at the mechanisms of action of drugs affecting the vestibular and central nervous system.