- To acquire knowledge of the basic principles of the pharmacology considered essential for rational, effective and safe use of therapeutic agents in health care.
- To demonstrate the ability to relate the actions of the drugs to their uses and untoward effects, for the purpose of tackling therapeutic problems; in particular, making appropriate choice of drugs.
- To describe simple experiments to illustrate the principles of pharmacology and to interpret results from these experiments.
- To apply pharmacokinetic principles in calculating plasma drug concentrations achieved, and make dosage adjustments to achieve optimal clinical effects.
- To accept pharmacology as a subject which play an integral part of solving health problem
- To acquire awareness of the variability of drug responses in individuals, the existence of drug interactions which may modify usual pharmacological effects, and hazards of improper use of drugs
- To acquire awareness of the capabilities and limitations of different drug preparations, in consideration of which the choice of appropriate drugs is made
- To develop habit using Essential Drugs concept and Rational Prescribing practice in providing health care in developing countries.
Prof. Nu Nu Aye
M.B., B.S., Ph.D. (Med.Sc.), Dip.Med.Ed.
Professor and Head