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Course Code: 
PHAR 522
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
To teach the main concepts on pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics. The aim of the course is to bring in the course attenders the power of examining the health-pharmaco economics and politics, medicine consumption related events and cause-outcome relation.
Course Content: 

 

a)Therotical part: Definitions realted to pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics related  with pharmacovigilance and pharmaceutical policy.

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

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Describe the  definitions of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics

2, 3,

1,2,3,4,7,8

A,C

2) Explains the  current politics on health and pharmacuticals

10, 11

1,2,3,4,7,8

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

3) Knows the research designs for pharmacoeconomics

6

1,2,3,4,7,8

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

4) Knows the terms for outcome researches

2, 3,

1,2,3,4,7,8

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

5) Expains the direct and indirect costs for health related calculations

2, 3,

1,2,3,4,7,8

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

6) Reads and understands the literature on the pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics

2, 3,

1,2,3,4,7,8

A,B,C,D,E,F,G

 

 

Course Flow

Week

Teorical Topics                                     

Lab content

Study Materials

1

Introduction to terms of administrative pharmaceutical sciences.

 

 

2

What is  Epidemiology- Pharmacoepidemiology?

 

(Ref 2:Chapter 1)

3

Methodologies in Pharmacoepidemiological

Research – Study design in Pharmacoepidemiology

 

(Ref 2: Chapter 2-3)

4

Methodologies in Pharmacoepidemiological

Research – Study design in Pharmacoepidemiology

 

(Ref 2: Chapter 2-3)

5

What is Pharmacovigilance?

 

 

6

Work Shop? (Survey design and Application)

 

 

7

Health Politics and Pharmaceutical Politics

 

(Ref 6: Chapter 1)

8

Principles in Health Economics

Principles of Pharmacoeconomics

 

 

9

Methodologies in Pharmacoeconomic Research Cost Analysis

 

(Ref 4)

10

SF-36 and SF-12 Application

 

(Ref 4)

11

Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in Pharmacy Practice

 

(Ref 5)

12

Case Studies- group Work

 

 

13

Case Studies- group Work

 

(Ref 2:Chapter 1)

14

Take home work: Case solutions

 

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Notes of the lecturers

Additional Resources

1.         Epidemiology,  L. Gordis, (Yeditepe Knowledge Centre , WA 105 G661e,1996)

2.         Pharmacoepidemiology, 4th Ed. Edited By: Brian L Strom (Yeditepe Knowledge Centre, QZ 42 .P43, 2005)

3.         Pharmacoepidemiology Principles and Practice, Waning Brenda, Montagne Michael (Yeditepe Knowledge Centre , QZ 42 .W247, 2001)

4.         Essentials of Pharmacoeconomics,  Rascati KL.  Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins. Philadelphia PA; 2009.

5.         Pharmacoeconomics, T.Walley, A.Haycox, A.Poland (Yeditepe Knowledge Centre, QV 736 P537, 2004. )

6.         Principles of Pharmacoeconomics, J.L.Bootman, R.J. Townsend, W.F. McGhan (Yeditepe Knowledge Centre, QV 736 P75 2005)

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Lecturers notes

Assignments

2 Take home case and report

Exams

Lecturer notes and refrences

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm  Exam I

1

50

Midterm Exam II (take home report)

2

50

Lab.

   

Lab Final

   

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

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. 

         

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

1

5

5

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

 

 

73

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

2,9

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3