Pharmacology And Toxicology

A.Y. 2021/2022
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14 CHIM/09 MED/43 MED/44 MED/50
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- knowledge of the chemical groups, toxicants and drugs of abuse, their main mechanisms of action, therapeutic uses , toxic side effects;
- bsic knowledge of toxicology of chemical, physical and biological pollutants in the environment and in the work-place;
- knowledge of the main biochemical and toxicological interactions of drugs, drugs of abuse, enironmental and work-place pollutants;
- knowledge of systems and methods for control of substances of abuse, their main mechanisms of action, terapeutic uses, adverse effects;
- Basic knowledge of formulation, preparation and control of cosmetic products, and current legislation;
- basic knowledge of pharmaco-epidemiology;
Expected learning outcomes
- Knowledge of the fundaments of pharmacology (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, interactions);
- Knowledge of the fundaments of toxicology;
- Understanding of the meaning of exposure limits and substance classification, and critical application;
- Understanding of the legal framework for the different categories of substances in the environment and work-place, and of the substances of abuse;
- Development of critical skills for the evaluation of exposure to chemicals, their monitoring and control;
- Knowledge of the fundaments on cosmetics, their production, including the GMP, pre- and post-marketing control, and safety issues provided by the EU Regulation 1223/2009.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Applied medical techniques
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Fustinoni Silvia
Applied pharmaceutical technology
CHIM/09 - PHARMACEUTICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF CHEMISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Forensic medicine
MED/43 - FORENSIC MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Zoia Riccardo
Occupational medicine
MED/44 - OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Fustinoni Silvia
Pharmacology
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Antonucci Flavia