FARMACOLOGIA CLINICA

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Midwifery
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2019/2020
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2020/2021
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Seat of the course: 
Varese - Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
Credits: 
1
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
20
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (20 hours)
Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY course is structured in 10 lessons for a total of 20 hours concerning the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic indications, adverse effects and interactions of the following classes of drugs:
-Anti-inflammatory drugs (2 hours);
- Drugs active in the nervous system (opioid analgesics, local and general anesthetics) (4 hours);
-Pharmacology that influence cardiovascular function (4 hours);
-Drugs that act on the blood (2 hours);
-Antibiotic chemotherapy (2 hours);
- Drugs active on the gastrointestinal system (2 hours);
- Tocolytic and uterotonic drugs (4 hours)

General and Clinical Pharmacology. Katzung B.G. XIV Ed McGraw Hill Higher Education
Pharmacology. Rang, Dale, Ritter, Flower, Henderson. Elsevier Ed.
resentations projected in class: downloadable from e-learning
Reported articles: downloadable from e-learning.

Frontal lessons.
Classroom activities include the projection of ppt files set with images and schemes. During the lesson, examples of the use of drugs during pregnancy and in the post-natal period and current events regarding the various topics will be presented and students will be invited to interact with questions and curiosities.

The teacher receives the students for further information and explanations by appointment by writing to the email address cristina.giaroni@uninsubria.it