Advanced fundamentals of pharmacology 876

Module code FAK 876
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Scope and historical development of veterinary pharmacology.
Veterinary pharmaceutics and formulation theory.
Pharmacokinetic theory, pharmacokinetic analysis and modelling.
Bioequivalence theory and evaluation.
Physicochemical and molecular basis of drug action.
Dose response and calculation of dose response parameters.
Pharmacological modulation of organ and body functions.
Molecular basis of action and pharmacological effects of chemotherapeutic agents.
Adverse drug reactions, interactions and pharmacovigilance.
Comparative species pharmacology, pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics.
Background on complementary medicines.
Fundamentals of pharmacological research.

Module credits 40.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Paraclinical Sciences
Period of presentation Year

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