Course Code: VET301

Course Title: Pharmacology I

Weekly Teaching Hour: (1-2)

Course Description : The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding and knowledge of principles of Veterinary pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, toxicology and therapeutic. The course particularly covers the mechanisms of various drug actions, the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of principles group of drugs that are most commonly used in veterinary medicine; safe selection of therapeutic agents in clinical veterinary practice. ; principles of regulations which govern veterinary drugs.

 Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Handbook of Veterinary Pharmacology ., by  Hsu ( Editor).2nd. Ed  2013
  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeuticsby Riviere and Papich 9th Ed. 2009

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.