Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3025005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 応用動植物科学特論II
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Topics in Applied Animal and Plant Science II
サトウ コウイチ,スギノ トシヒサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Frequent use of the LCD projector 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Third-year students of Applied Biological Sciences
Keywords Medicine, poison, effects and side effects, general pharmacology, clinical pharmacology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
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Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding natural phenomena related to animal and plant production in levels of molecule, cell, and individual organism and production environment that supports the phenomena

・Knowledge and understanding regarding the mechanism of animal and plant production in fields and relation between animals and the human society and natural environment. 
Class Objectives
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Since ancient times, human beings have used both poison and medicine. Either can damage the health or easily destroy life if not administered properly. An old saying goes, “If you use too much medicine, it becomes poison.” Why does medicine work? How does it become poison? This course will chiefly outline the uses and side effects of medicines used in medical practices for large animals. 
Class Schedule lesson1:Poison and medicine: How have poison and medicine been incorporated into daily life?
lesson2:Effects and side effects of medicine: Why does medicine work and why do side effects occur?
lesson3:Veterinary drugs and a positive list: Issues in medicines for industrial animals
lesson4:Antibacterial agents: Antimicrobial agents, mechanism of action, and method of use
lesson5:Anthelmintic: Drug used for harmful insects and pest control; mechanism of action
lesson6:Anti-inflammatory drugs: Types and mechanism of action
lesson7:Drugs used in the field of breeding: Drugs used for reproductive disorders and delivery regulation
lesson8:Development of human medicine and animals: How are medicines developed? 
New Veterinary Pharmacology (2nd ed.) Kindai Publishing (ISBN-10: 4874021018)
Clinical pharmacology of Large Animal, Buneido Publishing (ISBN: 9784830030871)
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(More Details) I make extensive use of the LCD projector and will distribute printouts when necessary. 
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Preparation and
Applied Zoology fields are not usually addressed in this class; content related to pharmacology is covered instead. Please study hard so you can deepen your knowledge on this subject. 
Requirements Please look over and prepare for each lecture using the books and the Web. It is advisable to review the application of content of this course to your field or specialty. 
Grading Method Report (60%), class participation (40%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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