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School of Medicine
APPLIED PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE
Course unit
MORPHOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND ACTIVITY OF THE PLANT DRUG (C.I.)
MEP4068015, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
APPLIED PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE
FA0243, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MORPHOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND ACTIVITY OF THE PLANT DRUG (C.I.)
Department of reference Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in APPLIED PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ROSAMARIA CANIATO BIO/15

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
MEP4068016 PHARMACEUTICAL BOTANY AND PHYTOCHEMISTRY (A PART) ROSAMARIA CANIATO
MEP4068017 PHARMACOGNOSY (B PART) EUGENIO RAGAZZI

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period  
Year  
Teaching method frontal

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 15/06/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: (Pharmacognosy) To provide an adequate learning of the pharmacognosy concepts, it is required a knowledge of the mechanisms of pharmacological action (pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics), presented in the course of general pharmacology.
Target skills and knowledge: (Pharmacognosy) The student will acquire in-depth knowledge on the macroscopic characteristics, the pharmacological mechanisms of the main constituents and in particular on the main rational indications for the use of medicinal plants.
Examination methods: (Pharmacognosy) The exam, to be held at the end of the course, will consist of an oral interview, during which the student will have to prove the acquired ability to discuss the issues of the program and recognize some samples of medicinal drugs, including the ones presented during lectures.
Assessment criteria: (Pharmacognosy) The student will be evaluated on the basis of competence to recognize the drugs of interest in herbalism, and to evaluate its properties and limits of use in rational phytotherapy.