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Pharmacology

  1. 1.        Preface Of Head Of The Department:

 Department of Pharmacology and  Therapeutics  is considered as one of the important basic science departments  available at kufa college of medicine. It is involved in graduation of competent well qualified doctors to do their humanitarian job of life saving. Further, Clinical Pharmacology , as a science, develops and improves doctor’s research capabilities to be in line with the rapid and progressive developments throughout the world.

  1. 2.      Vision

The vision of our department is  to make medical students familiar with the concept about drugs and Therapeutics  which will in future time enable  them to compete with fine  qualifications.

  1. 3.      Mission

To prepare competently qualified doctors who are  quite  familiar with all information about clinically used drugs ,  To keep pace with the current ongoing  progress in the universities worldwide. Additionally, awarding MSc. Degrees in  Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for post graduate students  .

 

  1. 4.      Objective Of The Department:

The prime goal of the department is to create talented students who are fully acquisitive with the knowledge and experience in clinical pharmacology and Therapeutics uses ,mechanisms of their action as well as their interaction with other drugs and approaches to describe these drugs in preper ways for making them useful for the patients concerning drugs groups . This preliminary knowledge ( program for  3nd year student ) would form a corner stone to help the student to understand other medical sciences as medicine , pediatric ,surgery and others which collectively enable the students to become competent doctors in future .

   Additionally, the department afford proposals and programs to enable students to obtain MB .Ch.B,   as doctors to work in the heath sector  to serve people of our society. Also it afford MSc degree in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics .

  1. 5.      Summary definition about department management, members and teaching staff offices

Head of the department : Dr. NajahhadiphD  in clinical  pharmacology

Moderator: Drsarmadnoori :Mcs  pharmacology

Teaching staff ( 11 members) clinical pharmacology , occupying 5 rooms

Assistant staff ( 2 demonstrators) ,  all in one room

 

 

 

 

  1. 6.      Curriculum vita of teaching staff:

No

Name

position

Scientific grading

Qualification

Year/Univ destination

No of

published

 articles

 1

NajahHadi R.

Head

Prof.

Ph.D

FACP

FRCP

Baghdad Univ.2004

2006

2007

35

 2

SarmedNoori

Moderator

Lecture

MSc

Baghdad Univ./2002

4

 3

Hussein AbdALkadhm

Teaching staff member

Assist Prof

Ph.D

Nahrin-Univ/2005

12

 4

Sameer Hussan

Teaching staff member

Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ./2004

5

 5

Ahmed Mohammed

Teaching staff member

Assist Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ.

2010

2

 

 6

 

AmmarRasul

Teaching staff member

Assist Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ. 2008

3

 7

AdalHashim

Teaching staff member

Assist. Lecture

MSc

KufaUniv. 2002

3

 8

Akhlas Sabah

Teaching staff member

Assist. Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ.

2008

3

 9

FadaaAbdAlameer

Teaching staff member

Assist. Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ.

2008

2

10

Saherabdmajed

Teaching staff member

Assist. Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ.

2011

 

11 

Muroglwey

Teaching staff member

Assist. Lecture

MSc

Kufa Univ.

2010

 

  1. 7.      DEPARTMENTAL BULLETIN MEDIA
  • Historical Review:

Establishment of this department dates back to  1982. The head of department at this time is Dr. Amran Musa Amran ,the department include tow teaching staff. At the end of 1983 another members of teaching staff  admitted to the department as:-

-Dr. Jabbar Al-Mayah    (lecture)

-Dr. Muzahim Al-Kabban

-Dr. Sabah Neaama

-Dr.saadrasoul Al-Dabbagh

-Dr. Marwan  Al-Namir

-Dr. Hammodi  Al-Sunbuli

-Dr. NajahHadi

In 1987 post graduate studies developed in this department in keeping with the evaluation scientific field . In 1991, Dr. Jabbar  AL-Mayah  became head of department .

In 2005 Dr.NajahHadi became  the head of department and after that time number of new teaching staff admitted to the department .

  • Skills and  Outputs  Of  The  Educational   Process OF The  Department

These include the following  points:

-          To acquire basic knowledge in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics include drugs that used clinically ,concepts regarding their names , groups uses , mechanism of action ,side effects and their interactions with other drugs that used concomitantly by the patients.

So the future doctors will be able to describe drugs efficiently to the patients.

-          To have the ability to diagnose specific problems regarding in proper used of some drugs and their management . This requires  the provision of qualified doctors to meet the needs of the community.

-          Proficiency in search of new subjects that related to pharmacology as pharmacogenetics and immunopharmacology  .

 

 

  • Department Infra Structure :

Infrastructure of the department comprises of the following:

-          A room for the head of the department and secretarial.

-          3 rooms for the teaching staff.

-          A room for the demonstrators

-          A lab for pharmacology and therapeutics  “3st y”

-          A lab for postgraduates “ MSc”

Faculty, Staff members And  Others

No

         specialization

Scientific degree/ scientific staff

1

Prof.

 

 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

1

Assist. Prof.

3

Teacher

6

Assist teacher

Administrative Staff

1

             -

Secretarial

Servers

1

              -

servant

 

  • Available Resources and educational resources

-          Medical college library

-          Virtual Library

-          Clinical Library.

 

  • Employment Opportunities available to the Graduates

To apply for post graduate studies of various medical specializations, in addition to the work at hospital for managing and treating patients.

  • Prospects And Future Plans

Establishment of specialized research  unit in pharmacology and therapeutics  

development of Ph.D in pharmacology andtherapeutics.

  1. 8.      Advisory plan

Advisory committed are exist  in our department committees  to guide students and hold seminars with the 3st y students to identify their problems and needs in order to  find appropriate solution in conjunction with the dean of the college.

 

University of Kufa

College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology& therapeutic

Syllabus of Pharmacology& therapeutic for Thirst year

Syllabus of Theory  Pharmacology& therapeutic

First Semester

 

Subjects

Lecturer

1

Pharmacodynamics  

Dr. Ahmed

2

Pharmacokinetics

Dr. Ahmed

3

Adrenergic system  

Dr. Ammar

4

Cholinergic system 

Dr. fadaa

5

Antihypertensive drugs

Dr. Najah

6

Drugs for heart failure

Dr. Najah

7

Anti-anginal drugs

Dr. Najah

8

Diuretics.

Dr. Najah

9

Anti-hyperlipidemic drugs 

Dr. Najah

10

Anti-arrhythmic drugs 

Dr. Najah

11

Anti-platelet drugs 

Dr. Najah

12

Anti-coagulant drugs 

Dr. Najah

13

Thrombolytics& Anti-fibrinolytics

Dr. Najah

14

Agents for Local Anasthesia

Dr.Sarmad

15

Agents for General Anasthesia

Dr.Sarmad

16

Anti-epileptic drugs 

Dr. Hussein

17

Neuroleptics

Dr. Hussein

18

Anti-Parkinson drugs 

Dr. Hussein

19

Anti-depressant drugs 

Dr. Hussein

20

Migraine treatment & prophylaxis

Dr. Hussein

21

Drug abuse 

Dr. Hussein

22

Anxiolytic

Dr. Hussein

23

Sedative & hypnotics 

Dr. Hussein

24

Serotnin& anti Serotnin

Dr. Sameer

25

Histamine & antihistamines

Dr. Sameer

26

Bradykinin , EndothelinAngiotensin & substance P

Dr. Sameer

27

Leukotreines& Prostaglandins

Dr. Sameer

28

Ergot alkaloids

Dr. Sameer

 

 

Second Semester

 

Subjects

Lecturer

1

DMRDs & TNF-α inhibitors 

Dr. Akhlas

2

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Dr. Akhlas

3

Gout

Dr. Akhlas

4

Opiates

Dr. Adel

5

Introduction Antibiotics

Dr. Akhlas

6

Cell wall inhibitors

Dr. Akhlas

7

Protein synthesis  inhibitors

Dr. Akhlas

8

Quinolones, folate antagonists & urinary tract antiseptics

Dr. Akhlas

9

Antimycobacterial  drugs

Dr. Akhlas

10

Antifungal drugs

Dr.Sarmad

11

Antiprotozoal drugs

Dr.Sarmad

12

Antivial drugs drugs

Dr.Sarmad

13

Antihelminthic drugs

Dr.Sarmad

14

Immunosuppressant drugs

Dr.Ahmed

15

Anticancer drugs

Dr .Ahmed

16

GIT Pharmacology

Dr. Fadaa

17

Irritable Bowel Syndrome &Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Fadaa

18

Peptic ulcer & GERD

Dr. Fadaa

19

Laxatives , antidiarrheal & anti-emetics.

Dr. Fadaa

20

Pituitary & Thyroid pharmacology

Dr. Ahmed

21

Insulin & Oral hypoglycemic agents

Dr. Ahmed

22

Adrenal hormones

Dr. Ammar

23

Estrogens & androgens

Dr. Ammar

24

Respiratory system

Dr.Sameer

25

Bone & Minerals

Dr. Ammar

26

Drugs used in  Anemia

Dr. Ammar

27

Skin Pharmacology

Dr.Sarmad

28

Nutritional therapy

Dr. Hussein

29

Gene therapy

Dr. Hussein

30

Hemopoietic  Growth Factors

Dr. Hussein

31

Antiseptics

Dr. Hussein

 

Syllabus of Practical Pharmacology& therapeutic

First Semester

Week

Subject

Lecturer

1

How to write a report.

Dr. Hussein

2

Proper animal handelling.

Dr. Hussein

3

Routes of administration.

Dr. Hussein & Dr. Ammar

4

Pharmacological lab. instrumentations

Dr. Hussein & Dr. Ahmed

5

Pharmacokinetics of enzyme inhibition & stimulation

Dr.Hussein&Dr.Sarmed

6

Effect of pH values on GIT & drug absorption,ex. Ascorbic acid & sodium bicarbonate

Dr. Hussein &Dr.Adel

7

Demonstration of antagonism between autonomic mediators

Dr. Hussein

8

Adrenergic drugs propranolol , salbutamol andadrenaline.

Dr.Hussein&Dr.Akhlas

9

Pilocarpine&hyoscine butyl bromide

Dr. Hussein &Dr. Adel

10

Drugs on the eye

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Fadaa

11

ECG manifestation of digoxin  in rabbit.

Dr.Hussein&Dr.Ammar

12

Triple response of Lewis.

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Ahmed

13

Analgesic effect of aspirin.

DrHussein&Dr.Sarmed

14

Test of neuroleptic effecton rabbit.

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Akhlas

15

Antiepileptic protective effect againstxylocain.

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Fadaa

16

Straob phenomenon in mice & rabbit.

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Fadaa

 

Second Semester

Week

Subjects

Lecturer

 

A. Isolated Tissues

 

1

Drugs acting on isolated piece of intestine

Dr. Hussein & Dr. Adel

2

Drugs acting on isolated piece of trachea.

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Ahmed

3

Langendroff  test (Drugs acting on isolated heart)

Dr. Hussein&Dr.Ammar

4

Tissue culture and drugs

Dr.Hussein&Dr.Sarmed

 

B. Therapeutics

 

5

Proper prescription writing

Dr.Akhlas

6

Dosage forms

Dr.Ahmed

7

Case study

 

 

a. cardiovascular system

Dr.Najah& Dr. Adel

 

B. cardiovascular system

Dr.Sameer& Dr. Adel

 

c. asthma

Dr.Sameer&Dr.Ammar

 

d. renal system

Dr.Najah&Dr. Sarmed

8

Main therapeutic monitoring tools

Dr.Najah& Dr. Hussein

10

Demonstration of the effect of antimicrobials

Dr.Hussein&Dr.Ahmed

11

Effect of insulin & oral hypoglycemic agents in mice

Dr.Hussein&Dr.Sameer

 

11. Instructions for students on the use of the available resources:

 Special instructions for students to maintain  laboratory equipment while performing  experiments in  Pharmacology& therapeutic laboratories. Further, A plan was put forward to penalize students if neglected the use of medical devices or did not comply with the departmental instructions. Students are usually provided with a platform about the experimental process that is to take place during the academic year.

12. Different Models Needed by the Student

To familiarize student on different drugs that used at the college or  at hospital. Further to make student oriented about  various global medical system approaches

13.  Quality Control Plans and Models

Follow –up of   student’s performance as related to theoretical and practical fields. Additionally, following up their scientific progress and attempting to implant spirit of  thinking and innovation  in them to keep pace with  the current worldwide progress to ensure the upgrading of quality and reliability.

14. Available Educational Resources( A site  for each teaching staff member)

 These include educational resources available in the lectures delivered to the students, in both printed out and electronic versions, in addition to the computerized Data show version

 

15. E mail address and available Phones

No.

Name

E mail

 1

Dr. NajahHadi R.

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Dr. SarmedNoori

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Dr. Hussein AbdALkadhm

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Dr. Sameer Hussan

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Dr. Ahmed Mohammed

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Dr. MuroogeLuaiMajeed

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16. Departmental & students Activities

  1. Departmental activity: This includes

-          Establishment of continuing medical education courses.

-          Holding scientific seminars at the college level.

-          Presenting seminars  by the teaching staff, in a periodic manner,  throughout  the academic year.

-          Supervision  and guidance of Post graduate  students.

-          Participation in medical and scientific conferences inside and outside the university.

-          Dissemination and publication of scientific researches in university journals, as well as,  in  international journals.

 

 

  1. Students activity: this includes

-          Stimulate the  spirit of  innovation and thinking  of the students and asking them to present seminars in front of their colleagues and to establish annual conferences.

 

 

17. Films, Photos and Slides, etc

The department coordinates with the information division of the college to cover all scientific activities.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics program for master degree

University of Kufa / Medical College/ Dept. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

First semester

 

subjects

No. of hours/ week

No. of credits

theory

Laboratory

1.

General Pharmacology

4

6

6

2.

Physiology 

2

 

2

3.

Immunology

2

-

2

4.

Biochemistry

2

-

2

            Total

10

2

12 credits

Second  semester

 

subjects

No. of hours/ week

No. of credits

theory

Laboratory

1.

Advance  Pharmacology

4

4

4

2.

Biostatistics

1

-

1

3.

Research method

2

-

2

4.

Pathology

1

-

1

5.

Therapeutics

4

-

2

6.

Seminar

-

-

2

            Total

10

2

12 credits

 

Third semester

Presentation of thesis which has 12 credits, so the total credits for all master degree is 36 credits.

 

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