Course: Selected Chapters from History of Pharmacy

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Course title Selected Chapters from History of Pharmacy
Course code 3110/F1DF1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vranová Vilma, MVDr. PharmDr.
  • Ambrus Tünde, PharmDr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Historical sources of pharmacy. - Basics of pharmaceutical museology. - Excursion to a museum. - Relationship between pharmacy and arts. - Alchemy in the history of pharmacy, medicine and natural sciences. - History of medicines. - Chapters from health-care history of Brno.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
To increase a basic knowledge of history of pharmacy. Detailed information about the history of pharmacy practice, industry, education and other branches of pharmacy are discussed. Pharmacy historical library, archives and collections are used.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Anderson, S. Making medicines: a brief history of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals. London, 2005.
  • Broncová D. (ed.). Historie farmacie v českých zemích. Praha, 2003.
  • Davies, G. Kompletní historie medicíny. Brno, 2013.
  • Chalabala, M. a kol. Encyklopédia farmácie. Martin, 1991.
  • Porter, R. Dějiny medicíny od starověku po současnost. Praha, 2013.
  • Rusek, V., Kučerová, M. Úvod do studia farmacie a dějiny farmacie. Praha, 1983.
  • Rusek, V.; Smečka, V. České lékárny. Nuga, Praha, 2000.
  • Schott, H. a kol. Kronika medicíny. Praha, 1994.
  • Svobodný, P., Hlaváčková, L. Dějiny lékařství v českých zemích. Praha, 2004.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Pharmacy Pharmacy (1) Pharmaceutical sciences 1 Summer