2.39801 DENTAL & HEALTH SCIENCES II
This course is taught by the disciplines of Dental Therapy and Pharmacology. It develops an understanding of the importance of the knowledge of general medicine and a proper understanding of some oral manifestation of pathological conditions observed in the oral mucosa and know the importance of pharmacology in the management of the conditions observed thus creating an understanding of the basic principles in pharmacology and the pharmacology of commonly prescribed drugs. Nearly 50% of the course is taught by the pharmacology discipline. On completion, the students should be able to explain the pharmacological principles underlying a safe effective therapeutic application of drug, and be aware of the principles of rational drug use, including the essential drugs concept.
Contact hours: 4 hours per week x 26 weeks
Assessment: Continuous assessment, tests and assignments (60%), final exam (40%) - (50%) from Pharmacology.
Prerequisite: 2.24902; 2.24903; 2.24804; 2.24806.