This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.
If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.


Course Code :2009FBDFAR
Study domain:Pharmaceutical Sciences
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:Cannot be followed with 2nd bachelor courses
Contact hours:57
Study load (hours):196
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Credit required to obtain degree: Credit required: Yes
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Adrian Covaci
Ingrid De Meester
Alexander van Nuijs

3. Course contents *

During the course, several aspects of acute intoxications will be discussed; i.e. nature, approach, antidotes, etc...The importance of metabolism in toxicology will also be studied. The most frequently occurring types of side effects will be  discussed from an organ-physiological point of view.


In a seminar, you will be shown on how to look up, make critical evaluations and process objective information on drug info. Each student has to practice evaluating drug information as he/she will be given an assignment.

In general toxicology we will study the toxicity of solvents, gases, recreational drugs, pesticides, and persistent organic pollutants. Treatment procedures for acutely intoxicated patients will also be examined during the course.