PSY310 Introduction to Psychopharamacology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY310 Introduction to Psychopharamacology 3 0 6
Prerequisite Junior Standing It is a prerequisite to

None

Lecturer Ayla Arslan Office Hours / Room / Phone
Wednesday:
14:00-17:00
Thursday:
14:00-16:00
A F1.14 - 033 957 237
E-mail aarslan@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives Learning outcomes (LO) identifies the components of neurotranmission systems (LO1) explains the principle of neurotransmission (LO2) explains neurotransmitter systems and their interactions by selected drug groups (LO3) communicates scientific information effectively (LO4)
Textbook Main text- Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology 4th Edition - 9781107686465 Stahl's Online https://stahlonline.cambridge.org/essential_4th.jsf?panel=3 Reading assignments Olsen RW. GABAA receptor: Positive and negative allosteric modulators. Neuropharmacology. 2018 Jul 1;136(Pt A):10-22. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.01.036.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods Lecturing harmonized with active learning methodologies (such as Jigsaw) occasionally
    WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
    Week 1 Chemical neurotransmission Chapter 1
    Week 2 Chemical neurotransmission Chapter 1
    Week 3 Transporters, receptors, and enzymes Chapter 2
    Week 4 Transporters, receptors, and enzymes as targets of psychopharmacological drug action Chapter 2
    Week 5 Ion channels Chapter 3
    Week 6 Ion channels as targets of psychopharmacological drug action Chapter 3
    Week 7 Psychosis and schizophrenia Chapter 4
    Week 8 Antipsychotic angents Chapter 5
    Week 9 Mood disorders Chapter 6
    Week 10 Antidepressants Chapter 7
    Week 11 Mood stabilizers Chapter 8
    Week 12 Anxiety disorders and anxiolytics Chapter 9
    Week 13 Anxiety disorders and anxiolytics Chapter 9
    Week 14 Disorders of sleep and wakefulness and their treatment Chapter 11
    Week 15 Review
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam 1 40 LO1, 2, 3
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    Midterm 1 20 LO1,2
    Group work 20 LO4
    Presentation 20 LO4
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
    lectures 3 15 45 final prep 12 2 24
    group work 6 5 30 presentation 11 1 11
    midterm prep 8 2 16 reading assignments 4 6 24
            Total Workload Hours = 150
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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