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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFT719 Hormonal System Pharmacology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, teaching of features and effects of hormones which have importance in pharmacology 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. Understands features of hormonal system.
  2. Gets information about hypothalamus and pituitary gland hormones.
  3. Learns reproductive hormones.
  4. Gets information about adrenal gland hormones.
  5. Knows steroid hormone derives and their antagonists.
  6. Gets information about insulin and glucagon.
  7. Learns thyroid hormones and their antagonists.
  8. Knows parathormone.
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
Characteristics of hormonal system pharmacology, hypothalamus and pituitary gland hormones, adrenal gland hormones, steroid hormone derives and their antagonists, insulin and glucagon, thyroid hormones and their antagonists, parathormone.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Features of hormonal system pharmacology (I)
2.Features of hormonal system pharmacology (II)
3.Hypothalamus and pituitary gland hormones (I)
4.Hypothalamus and pituitary gland hormones (II)
5.Hypothalamus and pituitary gland hormones (III)
6.Reproductive hormones (I)
7.Reproductive hormones (II)
9.Adrenal gland hormones (I)
10.Adrenal gland hormones (II)
11.Steroid hormone derives and their antagonists (I)
12.Steroid hormone derives and their antagonists (II)
13.Insulin and glucagon
14.Thyroid hormones and their antagonists, parathormone
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