Module Code Number

VFR 637

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)


Module Lecturer

All lecturer at department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

Environment and food contaminant

Cumulative drugs and other chemicals

Mechanisms of contaminants

Contaminants in human body and animal body

Cronic and special toxic effects of contaminants

Prevention and control of contaminations

Environmental toxic factors in community health and personal

İndustrial toxicology

Toxicology of İnsecticides and other agricultural pesticides

Air and water pollution

Contaminants of air, soil, water and food



Aims and Objectives of the module

The aim of this lesson is to obtain information about drugs which causing environment and food contaminants; and other chemical matter and their mechanisms; prevention methods of environment contaminant.

Method of assessment

Especial interview, lecture Typee lesson, group seminars, theoretical expression and practical application.

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

1. Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Adams H.R.

2. Medical Toxicology, Ellenhorn and Barceloux

3. The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Goodman and Gilman

4. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Katzung, B. G.

5. Reviews of Toxicology, Ware, G. W.

6.  Veterinary Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Brander, G.C.

7. Veterinary Uygulamalı Farmakoloji, Kaya, S.

8. Veterinary Uygulamalı Toksikoloji, Kaya, S.