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Module

PED3012 : Integrated Pharmacology

  • Offered for Year: 2021/22
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Farhad Kamali
  • Lecturer: Dr Sarah Judge, Dr Simon Wilkinson, Dr Lindsey Ferrie
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

The PED3012 module (Integrated Pharmacology) is designed to:

1. encourage students to consolidate their knowledge of pharmacological topics as taught through the Pharmacology programme.

2. reinforce the development of important critical skills including interpretation of the scientific literature, data analysis and problem solving.

3.provide a support framework to enable effective and planned revision ahead of the final written examinations.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module provides a review of key topics including pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, neuropharmacology, toxicology and clinical pharmacology.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching32:006:00PIP - seminars
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching11:001:00PIP - seminar
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study193:0093:00Revision and general reading
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The seminars are used to review the core scientific material and key concepts in a concise manner (K1, S1-S2) and to direct students towards important original sources of information in the study guides providing a framework for guided independent study and revision (K1, S1-S2). Several seminars provide experience of abstract and data analysis using practice questions to stimulate informal discussion and aid in the development of critical skills and problem solving (K1, S1-S3). The seminars provide opportunities to increase understanding by reflection and discussion. (K1).



Public health contingency:
All seminars can/will move to online as synchronous delivery.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination902A100Invigilated exam. Students to answer 2 questions out of 3
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The examination tests the ability to integrate and use core knowledge and understanding from across the programme in the interpretation of new information (K1, S1-S3). The data analysis components of the examination test critical thinking, problem solving and interpretation (K1, S1-S3).



Public health contingency:
Invigilated exam can/will move to online, open book 24 hour exam (answer 2 from a choice of 3)

Reading Lists

Timetable