English Language and Terminology IV - Instructor:Theoni Kavoura

Department of Pharmacy

Course ID: 32Y226

Category: Compulsory


For Erasmus Students: Yes

English IV involves the teaching of language, vocabulary and terminology related to subjects including:   Introduction to Pharmacology, Forms of drugs and how they act, Drug legislation, The prescription and medication label, Abbreviations used in prescription writing, Drug therapy, Generic drugs vs Brand name drugs, Drug abuse

Learning objectives:

  • comprehending texts related to the above topics
  • practical use of language and grammar found in these texts
  • understanding and identifying parts of a prescription
  • understanding and identifying parts of a medication label
  • comprehending abbreviations used in prescriptions
  • drawing information from a prescription and medical label
  • understanding what 'drug schedules' are
  • catagorizing types of medication
  • categorizing types of drug therapy
  • understanding the difference between generic and brand name drugs