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Pharmacology (3 cr)

Code: SH00BX99-3007

General information


Enrollment

01.05.2021 - 05.09.2021

Timing

09.08.2021 - 31.12.2021

Credits

3 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Nursing

Teachers

  • Katri Hemminki

Student groups

  • MSH21KA
  • MSH21KB

Objective

The student knows various drugs and medicines and can use them appropriately to treat diseases and dysfuncion. The student is familiar with the effective mechanisms of medicines and understands how drugs affect the organism. The students knows the central features, uses and side and combined effects of common drugs.

Content

Drugs and medicines. Appropriate use of medicines. Effective mechanisms of medicines. Medicines for different purposes. Side and combined effects.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

1-2
The student
- lists various drugs and pharmaceutical products and knows how to use them on a satisfactory level to treat various illnesses and disorders
- names the effective mechanisms of various medicines and understands the impact of various drugs on the human organism
- describes the primary features of the more common drugs, their uses, side effects and combined effects

Assessment criteria, good (3)

3-4
The student
- describes various drugs and pharmaceutical products and know how to use them well to treat various illnesses and disorders
- describes the effective mechanisms of various medicines and understand the impact of various drugs on the human organism
- describes the primary features of the more common drugs, their uses, side effects and combined effects

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

5
The student
- knows various drugs and pharmaceutical products and knows how to use them appropriately to treat various illnesses and disorders
- is familiar with the effective mechanisms of various medicines and understands the impact of various drugs on the human organism
- is familiar with the primary features of the more common drugs, their uses, side effects and combined effects

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Failed = 0
The student
- is not able to achieve the criteria on a satisfactory level

Qualifications

No prerequisites