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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7076001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 医薬品情報学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Drug Informatics
イカワ カズロウ,アラト テルヨ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur1-4:IMC-Kasumi Basic Lecture Building 1F Computer PC Rm 2,霞R403講義室
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lectures, seminars, presentations, discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students 4th Grade
Keywords Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding about rational analyses of pharmacokinetics in order to to understand quantitatively madicinal effects or side effects●qualities ⑥
・The knowledge and understanding of communication with medical teams relating to medication. ● quality ③、④
・Improving English comprehension to acquire capacity of medical or chemical English
(Abilities and Skills)
・Abilities of collecting necessary information of drug treatment her/him self  ●qualities⑥

Medicinal Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge relating to mutual reaction between chemical compounds including medicine and a human body
(Abilities and Skills)
・Development of knowledge relating to mutual reaction between chemical compounds including medicine and a human body (application)
・Being able to collect assess information on medicine.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・1. The active attitude of dealing with issues on drug development and environmental hygiene.  2. The social responsibility as a specialist of drug development and environmental hygiene.  3. The comprehensive, scientific and calm attitude to solve problems.  4. The cooperative attitude in team research.  5. The ability to make communication and presentation.  6. The ability of assessment and analysis.  7. The active usage of information technology and the management ability.  8. The ethical consideration toward genetically modified foods and animal experiments 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To master knowledge and skills about drug information. 
Class Schedule Lesson1: Introduction to drug information
Lesson2: Drug-related laws and regulations system
Lesson3: Drug life cycle
Lesson4: Types, contents and characteristics of drug information materials
Lesson5: Assessment of drug information materials
Lesson6: Drug-associated health damage
Lesson7: Drug safety information and insurance medical information
Lesson8: Types, contents and characteristics of pharma-medical literature
Lesson9: Assessment of pharma-medical literature
Lesson10: Evidence-based medicine
Lesson11: Internet PC training
Lesson12: Drug information problem exercises
Lesson13: Introduction to drug reviewing and approval
Lesson14: Seminar on evaluation and treatment of adverse drug reactions
Lesson15: Seminar on evaluation and treatment of adverse drug reactions 
Not necessary 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Lectures, seminars, presentations, discussion 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Internet PC training is conducted at Kasumi Branch, Information Media Center, Hiroshima University. 
Grading Method Comprehensive evaluation based on reports, written examinations and attendance 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it A teacher who has the experience which participated in pharmacist work lectures on basic knowledge about works at a hospital and a pharmacy. 
Other SBOs: A-(1)-③-1~7、E2-(9)-1~8、E3-(1)-①-1~5、E3-(1)-②-1~6、E3-(1)-③-1~5、E3-(1)-④-1~4、E3-(1)-⑥-1~9、E3-(1)-⑦-1~3、E3-(2)-①-1~2、E3-(2)-②-1~4、F-(3)-②-1~6 
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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