GEET 203 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Drugs and Society
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEET 203
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course is designed to provide an introduction to pharmacology, drug use and abuse.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to understand and define specific words related to pharmacology
  • will be able to explain history of drugs and define drug forms and administration
  • will be able to explain drug development from synthesis to marketing
  • will be able to distinguish between prescription and over the counter drugs
  • will be able to explain rational drug use
  • will be able to define drug effects, side effects, adverse effects
  • will be able to assess the risks of drug use in special patient population
  • will be able to define the pharmacological and behavioral effects of use of tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and other illegal substances
Course Content The course covers history and principles of pharmacology, drug use and abuse in modern society\n \nThe course covers history and principles of pharmacology, drug use and abuse in modern society.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Pharmacology, History of Drugs and Major Milestones in Pharmacology Susan M. Turley, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 2015; Heinz Lüllmann, Klaus Mohr, Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 2005
2 Drug Development: from Synthesis to Marketing Susan M. Turley, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 2015; Heinz Lüllmann, Klaus Mohr, Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 2005
3 Drug Forms, Drug Administration Susan M. Turley, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 2015; Heinz Lüllmann, Klaus Mohr, Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 2005
4 A Drug’s Life in The Body: Introduction to Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Susan M. Turley, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 2015; Heinz Lüllmann, Klaus Mohr, Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 2005
5 Drug Effects Susan M. Turley, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 2015; Heinz Lüllmann, Klaus Mohr, Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 2005
6 Drug Use in Special Patient Groups: Children, Older Adults and Pregnant Women Christof Schaefer Paul W.J. Peters Richard K Miller, Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation, 2014
7 Midterm
8 Irrational Drug Use, Over The Counter Drugs and Herbal Supplements Drugs and Society, Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein, 2015
9 Drug Use and Abuse: Most Commonly Abused Drugs Drugs and Society, Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein, 2015
10 Tobacco and Alcohol: Pharmacological and Behavioral Effects Drugs and Society, Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein, 2015
11 Narcotics, Stimulants and Central Nervous System Depressants Drugs and Society, Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein, 2015
12 Hallucinogens and Marijuana Drugs and Society, Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein, 2015
13 Student Presentations
14 Student Presentations
15 Student Presentations
16 Final exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Susan M. Turley, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 2015; Heinz Lüllmann, Klaus Mohr, Color Atlas of Pharmacology, 2005 Drugs and Society, Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein, 2015

Suggested Readings/Materials

For further reading: Basic and clinical pharmacology, 13th Edt. Bertram G. Katzung and Anthony J. Trevor, McGraw Hill 2015.

(Available at the IUE Libray as hard copy) 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
4
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exam
1
19
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to define and discuss the history, underlying concepts and theories of cinema and digital media.

2

To be able to develop a storytelling idea for cinema and digital media arts by using creativity and critical thinking.

3

To be able to operate specialized technical equipment and competently use software in the fields of cinema and digital media arts. 

4

To be able to execute the main tasks in the pre-production, production and post-production of an audio-visual work at the basic level including screenwriting, production planning, operating the camera, sound recording, lighting and editing.

5

To be able to perform a specialized task at an advanced level either for pre-production, production or post-production of an audio-visual work.

6

To be able to discuss how meaning is made through works of cinema and digital media; in what ways economics, politics and culture affect visual representation; how the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and interpretation shape images.

7

To be able to perform specialized tasks for creating digital media narratives with interactive elements.

8

To be able to conduct a critical analysis of a film or a work of digital media arts from technical, intellectual and artistic points of view.

9

To be able to take individual responsibility of a film or a digital media work from scratch to product in a problem-solving manner.

10

To be able to work as a crewmember by following norms of ethical conduct and taking initiative to improve the ethical standards of his/her working environment.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Cinema and Digital Media and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest