|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
The Neuropharmacology subject builds on the basic concepts of neurophysiology and neurotransmission to examine the role of neural communication in the regulation of various neuropsychiatric disorders. Your goal will be to investigate the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders and the ways in which these disorders are managed pharmacologically. The pharmacology of the peripheral and central nervous systems. It examines neural communication as a target for drug intervention, and how drugs may be used to relieve pain, produce anaesthesia, regulate autonomic function, as well as control the symptoms of various neuropsychiatric disorders. The subject also contains an introduction to behavioural pharmacology and the mechanisms of drug addiction.
Satisfactory performance in all aspects of the subject is required to pass. This is defined as at least 50% on ALL sections of the subject
|Prerequisites:||(BC2024 OR PP2150) AND PP2101 AND PP2201|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Professor Zoltan Sarnyai|
|Lecturers:||Mrs Melissa Crawford, Professor Zoltan Sarnyai, Mrs Vanessa Harris, Mrs Kylie Carrigan, Miss Chantal Nightingale, Ms Kerri Trezona.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.