Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student should learn how the drugs are adsobed, distributed, metabolized and excreted by the organisms; they should also know the essential pharmacological action of the autonomic nervous system and the mechanisms of action of the drugs of the eyes
Course contents summary
General pharmacology: administration routes, absorption, metabolism, distribution and excretionPharmacodynamic : receptors, agonism, antagonism, target proteinsPharmacology of the Autonomic Nervous SystemMechanism of action of the principal classes of ocular drugs
M.J. Mycek, R.A. Harvey and P.C. Champe. Editor Zanichelli
D. De Wied, W. De Jong e A. Witter, Editor Piccin
teaching and learning activities by making use of audiovisual instruments; interactive discussions.