Study unit
4219501 Clinical Toxicology and Drug Safety, 5 Cp  
Code 4219501  Validity 01.01.2019 -
Name Clinical Toxicology and Drug Safety  Abbreviation CLTOX 
Credits 5 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeIntermediate Studies Subject0961 Toxicology 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Pharmacy (K) 

Teachers
Name
Olli Kärkkäinen 

Description
Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course, the student is able to 

  • Define the most important intoxications and their symptoms
  • Explain mechanisms of intoxications caused by most important drugs and other compounds
  • Describe general principles of diagnostics and treatment of intoxications caused by most important drugs and other compounds
  • Define main features of drug discovery, development, safety testing, marketing authorization and post-marketing surveillance
  • Identify the most important drug interactions
  • Identify the role of medicinal herbs and alternative drugs in drug safety
  • Familiarize the most common sources of information in clinical toxicology.
 
Modes of study 

Lectures, Group Works, Independent Study.

 
Teaching methods 

Lectures, Group Works, Independent Study.

 
Study materials 

Textbook: Clinical Toxicology, Principles and Mechanisms, Informa Healthcare Inc, (latest edition). Materials for lectures and group works, as well as selected materials distributed online, exercises in Moodle.

 
Teachers 

Olli Kärkkäinen, course director.

 
Prerequisites 

Basics of Toxicology and Pharmacology or equivalent knowledge.

 
Time 

Spring 2021.

 
Offering data 

GTG, PR4-5, PhD students, students with minor subject in toxicology.

 
Campus 

Kuopio.

 
Further information 

Course includes the elements of sustainable development.

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register
K:Clinical Toxicology and Drug Safety  Lecture and exercise course  Olli Kärkkäinen  07.01.21 -12.02.21

Future exams
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register Clinical Toxicology and Drug Safety, Final Examination  Examination  Olli Kärkkäinen 
10.02.21wed 08.00-12.00
Registration not started Clinical Toxicology and Drug Safety 1st re-exam  General examination  Olli Kärkkäinen 
19.03.21fri 08.00-12.00
Registration not started Clinical Toxicology and Drug Safety 2nd re-exam  General examination  Olli Kärkkäinen 
07.05.21fri 08.00-12.00