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Course Code: 
PHAR 408
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
To give you the basic tools and concepts to make more efficient use of the literature, both here at Yeditepe University and in your future careers.
Course Content: 

This lecture covers the use of electronic indexes to the literature, an essential tool for both current awareness and in-depth literature searching. How to read the articles and evaluate the information from them will be given. Also the presenting the information obtained from the literature will be taught

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) Review of the literature explains the necessity for the most important step in scientific research

1,2,4,8,10,14

1,2,3

A, H

2) Provides information about the resources that can be used to scan the scientific literature

1,2,4,8,10,14

1,2,3

A, H

3) The criteria to filter the results of the present research explains the necessity of creating

1,2,4,8,10,14

1,2,3

A, H

4) After filtering the data obtained from evaluation of literature, presentation of information on the proper writing format is gained.

1,2,4,8,10,14

1,2,3

A, H

 

Course Flow

Week

Teorical Topics                                     

Study Materials

1

The Chemical Literature

Lecture notes

2

The Chemical Literature

Lecture notes

3

Searching the Literature

Lecture notes

4

Searching the Literature

Lecture notes

5

Primary, Secondary, and tertiary materials in the chemical literature.

Lecture notes

6

Types of Scientific Literature

Lecture notes

7

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

8

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

9

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

10

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

11

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

12

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

13

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

14

Student’s literature presentations

Lecture notes

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

Lecture notes

Additional Resources

 
 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Lecture notes

Assignments

-

Exams

 
 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm  Exam

-

-

Quiz (Homework)

1

100

Laboratory

-

-

Laboratory Exam

-

-

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 1

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 1

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.

         

 

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.

         

 

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.

       

X

 

9

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

         

 

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.

         

 

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. 

         

 

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

Etkinlik

SAYISI

Süresi
(Saat)

Toplam
İş Yükü
(Saat)

Ders Süresi (Sınav haftası dahildir: 16x toplam ders saati)

16

2

32

Sınıf Dışı Ders Çalışma Süresi(Ön çalışma, pekiştirme)

16

1

16

Ara Sınav

-

-

-

Laboratuvar (Sınav haftası dahildir: 16x toplam uygulama saati)

-

-

-

Laboratuvar ders dışı calışma süresi

-

-

-

Lab. Ara sınav

-

-

-

Lab. Final

-

-

-

Ödev

1

10

10

Final

1

15

15

Toplam İş Yükü

 

 

73

Toplam İş Yükü / 25 (s)

 

 

2,92

Dersin AKTS Kredisi

 

 

3