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Course Code: 
PHAR 124
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
1
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach the use of MSOffice applications, literature searching methods and library use and pharmacy softwares.
Course Content: 

 

a)Therotical part: Computer parts, Operating systems, Library demonstration, Rx MediaPharma

b)Laboratory applications: Web design, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, , Science Direct , Web of Science, Pubmed practice, , molecule drawing tools, CV and brief preparation

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
Assessment Methods: A:Written exam, C:Filing the blank

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Knows computer parts and their locations.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

2) Knows frequently used operationg systems, their differences and main functions.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

3) Works with Windows XP based softwares.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

4) Uses MS Office softwares such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

5) Prepares table in Word, graph in Excel and presentation in PowerPoint.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

6) Searches literature and books via library tools.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

7) Can search literatures via various databases.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

8) Can use Rx MediaPharma effectively.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

9) Prepares brief and CV via MSWord.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

10) Draws molecules in 2D and 3D molecule drawing softwares.

2, 4

1,2,3

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Teorical Topics                                      

Lab content

Study Materials

1

Computer parts

Computer parts

-

2

Operating systems

Operating systems

-

3

Web design practise

Web design practise

-

4

MS Word practise

MS Word practise

-

5

MS Excel practise

MS Excel practise

-

6

MS Power Point practise

MS Power Point practise

-

7

Library demonstration

Library demonstration

-

8

Presentations

Presentations

-

9

Presentations

Presentations

-

10

Science Direct , Web of Science, Pubmed practise

Science Direct , Web of Science, Pubmed practise

-

11

Rx MediaPharma practise

Rx MediaPharma practise

-

12

Molecule drawing tools practise

Molecule drawing tools practise

-

13

CV and brief preparation

CV and brief preparation

-

14

SciFinder practise

SciFinder practise

-

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Lecture notes

Additional Resources

MS Office User Guide

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Lecture notes

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Homework

4

40

Final

1

60

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 1

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

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.

     

X

 

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. 

 

X

     

7

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

 

X

     

8

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

 

X

     

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.

 

X

     

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.

 

X

     

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.

   

X

   
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

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

14

2

28

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

14

2

28

Homework

4

7

28

Final

1

12

12

Total Work Load

 

 

96

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3.84

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4