PHARMACOLOGY A

PHA2PGA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be introduced to physiological control and the body systems involved in control and the relevant pharmacology. The subject will cover receptor kinetics, nerve impulse propagation and transmission, the operation of the nervous and endocrine systems (with special emphasis on the autonomic nervous system) and the pharmacology of drugs acting at synaptic and neuromuscular sites. The practical component will introduce the use of physiological equipment, and ethical considerations for animal and human experimentation.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristine Kettle

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesBIO1OOS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Rang and Dale's Pharmacology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorRang, HP, et al

Year2012

Edition/Volume7TH EDITION

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Vander's Human Physiology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWidmaier, EP, Raff, H & Strang, KT

Year2011

Edition/Volume12TH ED, 11TH EDITION IS ALSO ACCEPTABLE

PublisherMCGRAW HILL, BOSTON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Practical Manual

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorLa Trobe University

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLa Trobe University

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain how drugs may interact at the pharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and physiological phase
02. Explain how drugs interact at the cellular level to alter the operations of the nervous and endocrine systems.
03. Critically review aspects of drug interactions with human physiology; using safe and ethical practices.

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristine Kettle

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
Six 3.00 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Practical interview (500-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

2 Hour Examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mid semester test (300-words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignments (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

Online quizzes (250-words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo5 SILO1, SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristine Kettle

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 11 - 22
One 3.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
18-hours of Practical or Directed Learning Activities during the teaching period and delivered via Face-to-Face or Online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Or Type: On-Line Activity Or Delivery Method: On-Line

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Practical interview (500-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

2 Hour Examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mid semester test (300-words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignments (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

Online quizzes (250-words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo5 SILO1, SILO2

Singapore (PSB), 2021, Term 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 4 - 15
Twelve 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
Blended Lectures and Online Learning Activities in the teaching period delivered as a combination of face-to-face and online.

PracticalWeek: 4 - 15
Eighteen 1.00 hour practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
18-hours of Practical or Directed Learning Activities during the teaching period and delivered via face- to-face or online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 4 - 15
Twenty four 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 4 to week 15 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 4 - 15
Twenty four 1.00 hour workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 15 and delivered via online.
24-hours Tutorial or Online Activity per week on weekdays during the teaching period and delivered via face- to-face or online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Practical interview (500-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

2 Hour Examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mid semester test (300-words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignments (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

Online quizzes (250-words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo5 SILO1, SILO2

Singapore (PSB), 2021, Term 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 21 - 31
Twelve 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays at night from week 21 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
Blended Lectures and Online Learning Activities in the teaching period delivered as a combination of face-to-face and online.

PracticalWeek: 21 - 31
Eighteen 1.00 hour practical per study period on weekdays at night from week 21 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
18-hours of Practical or Directed Learning Activities during the teaching period and delivered via face- to-face or online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 21 - 31
Twenty four 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend at night from week 21 to week 31 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 21 - 31
Twenty four 1.00 hour workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 21 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
24-hours Tutorial or Online Activity per week on weekdays during the teaching period and delivered via face- to-face or online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Practical interview (500-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

2 Hour Examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mid semester test (300-words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignments (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

Online quizzes (250-words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo5 SILO1, SILO2

Singapore (PSB), 2021, Term 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 37 - 47
Twelve 1.00 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
Blended Lectures and Online Learning Activities in the teaching period delivered as a combination of face-to-face and online.

PracticalWeek: 37 - 47
Eighteen 1.00 hour practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
18-hours of Practical or Directed Learning Activities during the teaching period and delivered via face- to-face or online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 47
Twenty four 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 37 - 47
Twenty four 1.00 hour workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
24-hours Tutorial or Online Activity per week on weekdays during the teaching period and delivered via face- to-face or online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Practical interview (500-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

2 Hour Examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mid semester test (300-words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignments (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2

Online quizzes (250-words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo5 SILO1, SILO2