COURSE UNIT TITLE

: CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
TOK 5013 CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY ELECTIVE 2 2 0 4

Offered By

Toxicology

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR NIL HOCAOĞLU AKSAY

Offered to

CLINICAL DRUG RESEARCH
Toxicology
Pharmacology

Course Objective

To learn the poisoning risk assessment, toxicology laboratory evaluations and biomarkers, antidotes and principle of use and common poisonings and to make a discussion systematically.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To define and discuss the occupational toxins and risk assessment
2   To define the common medicine poisonings
3   To define of heavy metal, hydrocarbon and inseciticide poisonings
4   To comprehending the principles of common poisoning treatments
5   To make a decision for common poisoning follow-up
6   To discuss the antidotes and principles of use.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Occupational toxins and risk assessment, toxicology laboratory evaluations and biomarkers
2 Antidotes and the principles of use
3 Antidepressant poisonings
4 Antiepileptic poisonings
5 Calcium channel blocker poisonings
6 Beta blocker poisonings
7 Antiarrythmic medicine (lidocaine, propafenone, kinidin) poisonings
8 Iron contained medicine poisonings
9 Rodenticide, herbicide and fungicide poisonings
10 Hydrocarbon poisonings
11 Food poisonings
12 Hypoglycemic agent poisonings
13 Heavy metal poisonings
14 Lithium poisonings
15 Final exam

Recomended or Required Reading

1. Birinci Basamağa Yönelik Zehirlenmeler Tanı ve Tedavi Rehberleri http://ekutuphane.tusak.saglik.gov.tr/kitaplar/200712101403540.zehirlenmetaniweb.pdf
2. Tunçok Y, Kayaalp SO. Akut ilaç zehirlenmesi tedavisinde genel ilkeler. Içinde: Kayalap SO, ed, Rasyonel Tedavi Yönünden Tıbbi Farmakoloji, 12. baskı, Ankara, Feryal Matbaacılık, 2009: 127-131.
3. Olson KR (ed). Poisoning and Drug Overdose, 4th edition, Lange Medical Books/McGraw Hill, USA, 2004.
4. Goldfrank LR, Flomenbaum NE, Lewin NA, Howland MA. Hoffman RS, Nelson L. Goldfrank s Toxicologic Emergencies. 7th edition, Mc Graw Hill, USA, 2002.
5. Ellenhorn MJ, Schonwald S, Ordog G, Wasserberger J. Ellenhorn s Medical Toxicology. 2nd edition. Williams and Wilkins, 1997.
6. Toll LL and Hurlbut KM (Eds): POISINDEX® System. MICROMEDEX, Greenwood Village, Colorado

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 FIN FINAL EXAM
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE FIN*1
3 RST RESIT
4 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) RST*1


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be succesful in final exam.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

nil.hocaoglu@deu.edu.tr, Tel: 4123908

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 15 2 30
Tutorials 15 2 30
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 15 2 30
Preparation for final exam 1 8 8
Final 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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