FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY

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Code
61410
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
8 credits during the 3nd year of 8757 Chemistry and Chemical Technologies (L-27) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Chemistry and Chemical Technologies)
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course consisting of two modules aims to provide an advanced understanding of the fundamental principles and topics of general physiology and pharmacology. The knowledge of the main aspects of Physiology, which studies the functioning of living systems from the cell to organ/apparatus, is provided in the first module as the understanding of physiological systems is the basis of the study of drugs, their mechanisms of action and qualitative-quantitative interactions with the organism and determines its therapeutic effect.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Direct contact with the teacher by e-mail  

Ricevimento: By appointment

Exam Board

CHIARA CERVETTO (President)

LAURA VERGANI (President)

ELENA GRASSELLI

MANUELA MARCOLI

EXAMS

Exam description

The examination procedure to assess the achievement of the objectives in Physiology and Pharmacology will take place with an oral examination, and is always be conducted by a Commission consisting of at least two tenured teachers (or in cases limited by a tenured professor and a lecturer of the subject designated by the CCS) and has a duration of at least 20 minutes for each module.

The final mark will be determined by considering the achievement of the specific objectives of both courses.

Booking: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/prenotazione.

At least 2 exams will be available in the winter session (January-February) and 4 exams in the summer session (June, July, September).

Assessment methods

The Commission accurately verifies the achievement of the educational objectives of the teaching by asking different questions related to the program actually carried out during the lessons of the course. For the final evaluation the Commission evaluates the following requirements: level of knowledge of the topics covered by the questions, exposure skills, ability to reason and link with other topics of the course. In the event that the training objectives are not achieved, the student is invited to better verify his / her knowledge and possibly to make use of further explanations by contacting the teacher in charge of the course.