Experimental Planning - Explained!


Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2023-2024

Course director

Number of hours/semester

lectures: 0 hours

practices: 0 hours

seminars: 12 hours

total of: 12 hours

Subject data

  • Code of subject: OAF-TVT-T
  • 1 kredit
  • General Medicine
  • Optional modul
  • spring


Course headcount limitations

min. 5 – max. 15

Available as Campus course for 2 fő számára. Campus-karok: ÁOK BTK KTK


A good and reasonable experimental plan is crucial for success in field of sciences.The aim of our course is introducing the right methods and milestones of experimental planning. How to build a good experiment? Which methods should be used? What does it mean the age-matched control and recruitment criteria? These terms and methods will be explained!




  • 1. Experimental planning - introduction
  • 2. Introduction
  • 3. Basics of experimental planning
  • 4. A short history of pharmacy
  • 5. Experimental planning - randomization
  • 6. General ethical viewpoints
  • 7. The principle of informed consent in modern health-care
  • 8. The ethics of patient-pharmacist relationship
  • 9. The ethics of physician-pharmacist relationship
  • 10. The conflict between business and ethics in pharmacy
  • 11. The placebo effect and its ethical concerns
  • 12. Dietary supplements, performance- and mind- enhancing drugs

Reading material

Obligatory literature


Literature developed by the Department




Recommended literature


Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 15 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams

Exam: short and written experimental plan should be completed based on individual idea.

Making up for missed classes

Individual consultation.

Exam topics/questions



Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Dr. Feldmann Ádám