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Course Code: 
PHAR 101
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach concepts and context of pharmacy and medicinal(pharmaceutical) product and form a communication area for students with instructors and senior students.
Course Content: 

a)Therotical part: What is a drug (medicinal product)? Who is a pharmacist? The philosophy of pharmaceutical services and professional choices for pharmacists. National and internationla  activities for pharmacutics and exchange (ERASMUS)

b)Laboratory applications: -

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Presentation, 5:Simulation, 6: Video, 7: Applications, 8:Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A:Written exam, B: multiple chose , C:Filing the blank D:False and troth, E: Oral Exam F: Portfolio, G: Contrabution of course activities H:Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Describe who the pharmacist is and the professional working areas

 

1,2

A,F,G

2) Explains the  meaning or drug (medicine)

2

1,2

A,F,G

3) Knows the pharmacist student organisations and their activities

2

1,2

A,F,G

4) Knows the curriculum of the faculty.

2

1,2

A

5) Knows the professors, lectures of the faculty.

2

1,2

A

6) Knows the leaders and activities of professional pharmacy assosiations

2

1,2

A,F,G

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Teorical Topics                                      

Lab content

Study Materials

1

Introduction and regulations of the faculty and university

 

Current Regulations

2

Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Bothanic Department Lectures

 

 

3

Organic, Analitical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Lectures

 

 

4

Faculty Student Represantative Selection

 

 

5

Pharmaceutical Technology and Pharmaceuticcal Cosmetology Department Lectures

 

 

6

Pharmaceutical Associations (İstanbul Pharmacy Chambers)

 

 

7

Pharmaceutical Toxicology Department Lectures

 

 

8

Clinical Pharmacy Department Lectures

 

 

9

Pharmacology Department Lectures

 

 

10

Social Pharmacy Department Lectures

 

 

11

Practices in pharmacy education (Staj)

 

 

12

Graduation project

 

 

13

YUDIC (Yeditepe University Drug Information Centre)

 

 

14

YUPSA, ISPOR-SC, ERASMUS and exchange programs

 

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Notes of the lecturers

Additional Resources

Current Yeditepe Regulations from Yeditepe’s web site

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

World Health Organisation (WHO), Fedaration of International Pharmacists (FIP) current reports

Assignments

A 2 page report for WHO and FIP’s pharmacist definition

Exams

Only Final Exam

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm  Exam I(take home report)

2

100

Midterm Exam II

   

Lab.

   

Lab Final

   

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

70

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

30

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Compulsary/Elective

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Acquire skills needed to practice the profession of pharmacy in either a Turkish or an English language setting.

X

       

2

Being equipped to access current theoretical and applied knowledge, keeping abreast of new developments, and possessing the critical faculties enabling an accurate and reliable interpretation and assessment of this information.

 

X

     

3

Having the capacity to apply the skills acquired in the field of pharmaceutical science. Possessing the ability to harness his/her acquired knowledge in order to function as a highly accessible health counsellor, providing a ready source of clinically relevant, health-related information to the general public.

 

X

     

4

Keeping abreast of and being equipped to apply the fundamental pharmaceutical and health science principles which guide future developments in modern technology, and being able to share these experiences and skills with colleagues through participatation in professional development education seminars.

         

5

Knowing how to assess risks arising from the use of drugs and other chemicals and those risks potentially encounterd during laboratory practice.

X

       

6

Acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to interpret findings obtained through quantative and qualitative measurements, and thus reach valid, scientific conclusions based on this data. 

         

7

Being able to compound pharmaceutical products while being knowledgable about their clinical application, interactions, side effects and risks  and apply in proper manner .

         

8

Being competent to conduct and manage research and development projects, and share experimental outcomes.

         

9

Be competent to accurately and intelligibly communicate clincally relevant information to patients concerning prescription items and other pharmaceutical products.  

X

       

10

Being able to function in a multidisciplinary environment. Possessing the skill to collaborate and establish lines of communication with other professionals, while developing their own professional competency through participation in relevant continuing education activities.

         

11

Being able to play a role in projects which fulfills the profession’s societal responsibilities. Participating in professional activities and undertaking duties in a manner which reflects an awareness of and sensitivity to environmental issues.

X

       

12

Being capable of opening a community pharmacy, practicing in a hospital pharmacy setting, and offering service in any field related to drugs, cosmetics, medical  and/or plant-derived products. Able to play an active role in his/her own personal professional development, as well as that of colleagues and pharmaceutical students.

         

13

Able to play a role in issues related to public health as a member of the health care team while being cognizant of and able to fulfill legal and professional requirements and maintain ethical standards. 

X

       

14

Is knowledgable of and equipped to manage the planning, development, compounding and quality control analysis of naturally occuring and synthetic medicines, while also being aware of the processes related to these products’ absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion from the body.

         
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

2

32

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

1

16

Midterm Exams

     

Lab. Applications

 

 

 

Hours for off-the-Lab. study (Pre-study, practice)

 

 

 

Lab. Midterm Exem

     

Lab. Final

     

Homework

2

5

10

Final

1

10

10

Total Work Load

 

 

68

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

2,7

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3