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MOL3018 - Medical Toxicology

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course gives an introduction to general pharmacokinetic models. Liver, kidney, lung, the immuno- and nervous system will be discussed as target organs for chemical toxicity. Groups of toxic agents and substances of abuse will also be included. Major weight will be put on available methods for risk assessment of human expose to cancer and non-cancer agents.

Learning outcome

After completing the course MOL3018, the student is able to:
• describe and explain toxicological mechanisms
• perform simple analysis of how some chemicals might be a possible health hazard upon exposure
• explain how certain xenibiotics in the environment and work can have toxic effects on central organs and organ systems in humans
• collect relevant background data regarding toxicologial problems

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. The language of instruction and examination is English. The course is taught in the spring semester, and starts in late January or early February.

Further on evaluation

If a student fails the exam, one must retake the whole exam the following semester.
The language of instruction is English, and the exam must be answered in English.

Required previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of physiology, chemistry, biochemistry and mathematics.

Course materials

Teaching material: Introduction book Casarett & Doull´s ESSENTIALS OF TOXICOLOGY. Handouts. Lecture notes.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TOKS1010 7.5 01.09.2012
TOKS3001 7.5 01.09.2012
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Medicine
  • Food Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Written examination 100/100 D 2019-11-29 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
SL210 Sluppenvegen 14 5
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2020-06-02 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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