CODE 95138 ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024 CREDITS 1 cfu anno 3 8451 (LM-13) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR CHIM/08 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 2° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (PCT MD) III YEAR TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB OVERVIEW The course introduces the student to basic aspects concerning different classes of drugs for veterinary use, to toxicology issues and to the use of a galenic in the veterinary field. AIMS AND CONTENT LEARNING OUTCOMES The course aims to acquire basic knowledge on various classes of drugs intended for animal use (antibiotics, analgesics, antiepileptics anti-inflammatory and anti-parasitic agents). The course also included notes on aspects of drug toxicity in pets and on the prescription and administration of a galenic in veterinary medicine. AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES The course aims to provide students with the theoretical notions regarding to different classes of drugs for veterinary use with specific examples for each class. For each drug, the following points will be taken into consideration: medicinal product, active ingredient, dosage and methods of use, chemical structure, therapeutic indications, mechanism of action, contraindications, adverse reactions, use in pregnancy. Furthermore, useful information to understand the causes of toxicity in pets, and the reasons that can lead to the prescription and administration of a galenic will be provided. The student will acquire: i) basic knowledge of the main classes of drugs for veterinary use; ii) knowledge of some aspects of veterinary toxicology; iii) knowledge of the reasons that can lead to the use of a galenic. PREREQUISITES The student must have knowledge of organic chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry and toxicology. TEACHING METHODS Lessons SYLLABUS/CONTENT Introduction Basic knowledge of various classes of drugs animal use (antibiotics, painkillers, antiepileptics, anti-inflammatories, antiparasitics) Veterinary toxicology Prescription and administration of a galenic in veterinary medicine RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY F. Bettiol, A. Fabbriconi, P. Lussignoli, G. Neri, P. Siciliano, "Manuale delle preparazioni veterinarie", Ed. Techiche nuove Mengozzi-Soldani, "Tossicologia Veterinaria", Ed. Idelson-Gnocchi D. G. Allen, "I farmaci per uso veterinario", Ed. Piccin Dizionario del Medicinale Veterinario, Zoetis, XII Edizione TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD ANNA CARBONE Exam Board BRUNO TASSO (President) ELEONORA RUSSO (President Substitute) LESSONS Class schedule L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy. EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION The exam will be a written test (45 minutes) concerning the program covered during the lessons. There will be thirty multiple choice questions and one open-ended question. ASSESSMENT METHODS The student must demonstrate knowledge of the covered topics by correctly answering at least eighteen of the proposed questions.