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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFT704 Cardiovascular System Drugs 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, teachings of cardiovascular system drugs and their effects are aimed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Abdurrahman AKSOY, Doç.Dr. Oğuzhan YAVUZ, Doç.Dr. Yavuz Kürşad DAŞ, Doç.Dr. Dilek Güvenç, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Enes ATMACA
Learning Outcomes
  1. Gets information about working principles of heart
  2. Learns cardiotonic drugs
  3. Knows drugs that reduce the force of contraction of the heart
  4. Gets information about drugs used for angina pectoris
  5. Learns peripheral vasodilator and antihypertensive drugs
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics- Goodman and Gilmans, 1985Basic & Clinical Pharmacology- Bertram G. Katzung, 2000
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The working principle of the heart, cardiotonic drugs, drugs that reduce the force of contraction of the heart, antiarrhythmic drugs, drugs used for angina pectoris, peripheral vasodilators, antihypertensive drugs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The working principle of the heart
2.Cardiotonic drugs (I)
3.Cardiotonic drugs (II)
4.Cardiotonic drugs (III)
5.Cardiotonic drugs (IV)
6.Drugs that reduce the force of contraction of heart (I)
7.Drugs that reduce the force of contraction of heart (II)
9.Antiaritmic drugs (I)
10.Antiaritmic drugs (II)
11.Drugs used for angina pectoris
12.Peripheral vasodilators (I)
13.Peripheral vasodilators (II)
14.Antihypertensive drugs
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 Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination12020