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CODE 67569
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR CHIM/09
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry and technology 8451 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY AND LAW (WITH PRACTICE) (PCT LM) 67615
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry and technology 8451 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • APPLIED PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY (LM) 67617
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course provides the basic knowledge necessary for the understanding and formulation of pharmaceutical forms and also provides basic notions of pharmaceutical legislation concerning the responsibility in the preparation and distribution of medicines in pharmacies.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of the basic principles for the formulation and production of solid, liquid and semisolid dosage forms. Pharmaceutical dosage forms for rectal, vaginal, nasal and ocular administration together with the excipients and technologies used currently for their production.

Fundamentals on Italian low and regulation issues relevant to pharmacist professional practice in pharmacy

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Pharmaceutical Technology: basic knowledge necessary for the understanding and formulation of pharmaceutical forms. It is developed considering the technologies of their preparation, the methods for evaluating their quality and stability, the control assays required by the Pharmacopoeia and the technological advances in the sector.

Pharmaceutical Legislation: notions relating to the exercise of the profession of pharmacist in pharmacies open to the public and hospitals, as well as activities in industry. Main Italian laws that regulate the profession of pharmacist with particular regard to the management of narcotic drugs.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is organized in classroom lectures in which the topics described in the program are presented and discussed. In case of a health emergency, it may be possible to follow the lessons also remotely through the TEAMS platform.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Definition of medicines and dosage forms.
  • Solid dosage forms: Powders; Granules; Tablets; Hard and soft shell capsules.
  • Suppositories and pessaries.
  • Fundamentals on Italian low and regulation issues relevant to pharmacist professional practice in pharmacy.
  •   Liquid dosage forms: Solutions; Disperse systems: interfacial phenomena, rheology, emulsions, suspensions; syrups.
  •  Topical preparations. Ophthalmic preparations. Parenteral products.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • P.Colombo e coll. "Principi di Tecnologie Farmaceutiche" - Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
  • M. Aulton, Kevin M.G. Taylor "Tecnologie Farmaceutiche"- Casa Editrice EDRA
  • M.Minghetti e coll."Legislazione Farmaceutica"- Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
  • Farmacopea Ufficiale Italiana 
  • European Pharmacopoeia (EP), United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

In October

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is written and it consists of 10 open questions.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The objective of the exam is to verify and evaluate the level of achievement of knowledge of the topics covered in class.