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Farmacologia e tossicologia clinica (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Farmacologia e tossicologia clinica
    Generic category in Annex V: Pharmacology (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Conosce le risposte ai farmaci dei sistemi biologici e dell’uomo;interpreta esami di laboratorio e strumentali,imposta interventi farmacoterapeutici;conosce gli effetti collaterali dei farmaci;la farmacodinamica,la farmacocinetica,la farmacotossicologia.Conosce gli effetti dei farmaci,valuta il rapporto rischio/beneficio;ha conoscenze per l’impiego di farmaci chemioterapici,per l’interpretazione degli effetti tossicologici,per gli interventi terapeutici nelle intossicazioni acute e croniche,nelle farmacodipendenze,nelle emergenze farmacotossicologiche.Conosce i fattori di rischio delle malattie per l’impiego di farmaci a scopo preventivo;conosce i metodi di sperimentazione clinica e preclinica dei farmaci,le norme per l’immissione in commercio dei medicinali.Ha competenze di epidemiologia per la farmacoutilizzazione,in farmacovigilanza in farmacoeconomia. Conosce gli effetti clinici dei farmaci.Imposta schemi di interventi di terapia farmacologica;partecipa a sperimentazione cliniche


    Knows the responses of biological systems and of man to drugs; interprets laboratory and instrumental tests and sets pharmacotherapeutic interventions; knows the side effects of drugs, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacotoxicology. Knows the effects of medications, evaluates risks/benefits; has knowledge necessary for the use of chemotherapy drugs, the interpretation of toxicological effects, therapeutic interventions in acute and chronic poisoning, in substance dependence, in pharmacotoxicological emergencies. Knows the risk factors of diseases to use drugs as a preventive measure; knows methods of clinical and preclinical trials for drugs, the rules for introduction of medicines to the market. Has epidemiology competences for drugs utilization, in pharmacoeconomics, pharmacovigilance. Knows the clinical effects of drug interventions. Sets patterns of drug therapy, participates in clinical trials.

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