Pharmacy - Pharmacology Therapeutics & Rational Use of Drugs

University College Cork


Course Name Pharmacy - Pharmacology Therapeutics & Rational Use of Drugs
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PF6010
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE October 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 30th June 2021

This module will run in the academic year 2021/22

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form:

03 03 21 CPD Form

Download and complete the application form at the link.


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Duration 8 weeks online

Additional Teaching Mode Information
2 x 2hr(s) Seminars (Teleconferences/webinars); Placements (30 hrs Clinical Placement); Directed Study (120 hours).

Course Fee The fee for this module is €1410. There is also a €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be registered with the relevant professional accreditation authority and must provide proof of this registration (via professional registration number which can be verified) and a birth certificate or valid passport in order to regist...

Course Content

Expand+Module Objective: To develop a higher understanding of the principles of safe, effective and rational use of medicines in the clinical setting, in particular in palliative care; the mechanism of adverse drug reactions and drug interactions; medicatio...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Content: Pharmacokinetics, how drugs are handled in vivo and the clinical relevance of pharmacokinetics in practice; pharmacogenetics and its clinical applications. The use of pharmacovigilance to monitor drug safety in practice, the pharmacis...

Assessment Method Continuous Assessment. Oral if required.
Further Enquiries CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

Contact details
For Content Queries: Dr. Teresa M. Barbosa
+353 (0)21 490 1792

Module Co-ordinator: Dr Maria Donovan, School of Pharmacy.
021 4902980
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