CODE 108675 ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024 CREDITS 1 cfu anno 3 8451 (LM-13) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR CHIM/09 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 2° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (PCT MD) III YEAR TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB AIMS AND CONTENT LEARNING OUTCOMES This course aims to illustrate the different types of drug formulations employed for veterinary application, paying particular attention to the formulations specifically developed for veterinary use (like boluses, drenches, solutions for intubing and spot-on, and so on). The student will gain knowledge about the technological solutions adopted to meet the therapeutical needs of the different species, considering the issues related to the dosage, the administration route, the compliance, etc. AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES The aim of these lessons is: to present the definition of veterinary medicinal product and the regulatory framework related to these products; to describe some drug formulations specifically developed for veterinary use, focusing on the technological aspects. At the end of the course, the student should possess the fundamental knowledge of the regulatory key points ruling veterinary medicinal products and the formulation needs related to the development of veterinary drug formulations. TEACHING METHODS The course includes 8 hours of frontal lesson, with the support of the didactic material provided to the students through Aulaweb. Lessons attendance is highly recommended. SYLLABUS/CONTENT Definition of veterinary medicinal product. Regulatory aspects ruling the production and marketing of veterinary medicinal products, their labeling and prescription modalities. Technological aspects related to pharmaceutical formulations specifically developed for veterinary use, like: tablets, boluses and capsules; aqueous and oily solutions and suspensions; oral pastes and gels; drenches and formulations for intubing; parenteral formulations; topic formulations (spot-on, dust bags, dips, flea and tick collars, patches). Brief overview of innovative veterinary drug formulations. RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY The attendance to the lessons and the material provided on Aulaweb are sufficient to prepare the final exam. For further detailed-study, the following texts are recommended: P. Minghetti. Legislazione farmaceutica. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, 2021 Aulton M.E., Taylor K.M.G. Tecnologie Farmaceutiche – Progettazione e allestimento dei medicinali. Edra, 2015 TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD GIORGIA AILUNO Ricevimento: The teacher receives the students by appointment agreed through the institutional mail address available on the University website. Exam Board BRUNO TASSO (President) ELEONORA RUSSO (President Substitute) LESSONS Class schedule L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy. EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION The exam involves passing a written test composed of multiple-choice questions. ASSESSMENT METHODS The exam evaluates the knowledge of the definition of veterinary medicinal product and of the related regulatory aspects, and the knowledge of the technological solutions adopted in the formulation of medicinal products specifically developed for veterinary use.