14I4I01 - Pharmacognosy

Course specification
Course titlePharmacognosy
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Vitomir Ćupić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. dr Saša Ivanović
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionThird year of study
    The goalGetting basic knowledge about medicinal drugs, their preparation and testing, exploring the way of preparing herbal remedies, ............................
    The outcomeThe student should know the basic characteristics of plants as a source of medicinal substances, technology for the production of drugs and their ingredients, the basic characteristics of.................
    Contents of lecturesIntroduction, drugs, drug manufacturing and testing drugs, herbal remedies, secondary metabolites of plants, biological function and classification (2). Common features and definition of alkaloids (pyrrolidine alkaloids, piperidine alkaloids, alkaloids pyridine, indole alkaloids, steroid alkaloids, and so on. (13). (13).
    Contents of exercisesWatching movies on medicinal plants, their way of harvesting, crushing and drying, and extraction of active principles, or pharmacologically active substances. (15).
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheoretical classes are held interactive learning, with the use of audio-visual methods (PowerPoint presentations), practical training shall include (in addition to watching movies) and talk about the pharmacologically active substances derived from plants, and the possibilities for their application in veterinary medicine.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper60
    Practical lessonsOral examination