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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFT702 Fundamental Concepts And Principals Of Toxicology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, teachings of fundamental concepts of toxicology and toxic compounds are aimed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Abdurrahman AKSOY, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Oguzhan YAVUZ, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Yavuz Kürşad DAŞ, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Dilek GÜVENÇ, Assist.Prof.Dr. Enes ATMACA
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learns types of poisoning and interactions between toxic compounds.
  2. Understands the relationship of dose-concentration-response
  3. Knows the factors which are affecting toxicity.
  4. Gets information about toxicokinetic and action mechanisms of toxic compounds.
  5. Gets information about poisoning and toxicology assays.
  6. Learns the reasons and diagnosis of poisoning.
  7. Learns therapy of poisonings and main antidotes used for the therapy.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Toxicology The Basic Science of Poisons-Casarett and Doull, 1996
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Definition of toxicology and its sub-disciplines, types of poisoning, interactions between toxic compounds, the relationship of doseconcentration-response effects, the factors which are affecting toxicity, toxicokinetic, the action mechanisms of toxic compounds, poisoning and toxicology assays, reasons, diagnosis, and therapy of toxicity, the main antidotes used for therapy.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Definition of toxicology and its sub-disciplines
2.Poisonings types
3.Interactions among poisons
4.The relationship of dose-concentration-response
5.The factors which are affecting toxicity
6.Toxicokinetic (I)
7.Toxicokinetic (II)
9.The action mechanisms of toxic compounds
10.Poisoning and toxicological assays
11.Reasons of poisonings
12.Diagnosis of poisonings
13.Therapy of poisonings
14.Main antidotes used for the therapy
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020