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Course Code: 
PHAR 526
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to gain students the fundamentals of new dosage forms and drug delivery systems.
Course Content: 

Introduction to materials and biomaterials as carriers of novel and modern ‘Drug Delivery Systems ‘(DDS). Discuss to design of New Drug Delivery System: Micro-particle system, Composition of Liposomes, Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems, Iontophoresis Applications. Peptide Protein Gene and Drug Delivery Systems.Infusion Pumps and Implantable Drug Delivery systems. Inhaler Drug Delivery Systems. Micro-needle and Microchip Technology.

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. Adequate knowledge in biomaterials as carriers of novel ‘Drug Delivery Systems (DDS)’.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, 9,10,11,12,13,14

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

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

  1. Adequate knowledge in Inhaler Devices and Infusion Pumps Micro-particles, Liposomes, Micro-needle and Microchip technology. Implants and inserts. Protein Drug Delivery

7,8,9,10

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

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

  1. Ability to use theoretical and applied information to understand the applications of DDS.

11,12,13,14

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

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

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to  ‘New Drug Delivery Systems’ benefits, mechanism and materials 

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

2

Classification of ‘ New Drug Delivery Systems’

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

3

Ocular Drug Delivery systems

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

4

Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

5

Iontophoresis Applications

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

6

Micro-needle Technology, Microchip application

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

7

Oral Administration Novel systems: Osmotic Pump etc

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

8

Implants: Gliadel Wafer, Duros etc.

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

9

Vaginal Administration Route: Intrauterine devices

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

10

Nano Technology,

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

11

Liposomes, Stealth Liposomes,

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

12

Infusion Pumps

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

13

Biotechnological Products Overview

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

14

Protein Drug Delivery

Textbook, Course notes, Videos

15

Midterm

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Ansel, H.C., Pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery systems. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia

Additional Resources

Video, Notes

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Course Notes, Textbook

Assignments

Projects and Presentations

Exams

Midterms (I)

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm  Exam

1

20

Presentation

1

20

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

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.

       

 

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.

   

     

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.

   

     

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.

     

   

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.

   

     

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.

       

 
 
 

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 Exam

1

6

5

Homework

1

6

6

Final

1

6

6

Total Work Load

 

 

65

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

2,6

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3