This programme is designed to fulfill the requirements of the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria as well as the Nigerian National Universities commission for the training of medical students in Nigeria during the clinical years.
Aims and Objectives of the Course:
1. To introduce the medical students to the principles of drug treatment in diseased states.
2. To impart knowledge on the understanding of properties of drugs and the mechanisms by which they produce their effects in diseased conditions.
3. To enable the medical students at the end of the course to be competent to select drug(s) rationally for any ailment diagnosed on a scientific basis.
4. To acquaint students with the National Drug Formulary and the Essential Drug List Decree of 1989.