In this subject, students will apply their knowledge of basic chemistry, biochemistry and human physiology to the study of pharmacology. This foundation subject provides students with an introduction to pathophysiology and fundamental concepts of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and polypharmacy, with an emphasis on the cardiac, renal and respiratory systems. Students will analyse a range of pharmacological treatments for diabetes, to contextualise the effects of chronic disease on multiple organ systems. This subject also introduces students to the concept of pharmacological manipulation of the immune system and reviews the pharmacology of anti-inflammatory drugs.
School of Community Health
This subject assumes knowledge of basic chemistry, biochemistry, and foundational human physiology of all body systems.
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