Pharmaceutics 3

Course code PHAR6132Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Develops and applies the knowledge gained in Pharmaceutics 1 and 2 to clinical practice. Students will be introduced to advanced pharmaceutical compounding techniques, the pharmaceutics of formulations used in clinical practices and the design and development of vaccines. The design and formulation of dosage forms for veterinary practice will be introduced to the student. The clinical application of the stability and incompatibilities of parenteral formulations will be discussed and expanded upon in this course. Students will apply the principles of pharmaceutics learnt previously in the formulation of personal care products, topical formulations and parenteral formulations.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the end of the course students should:
1. Describe the pharmaceutical principles behind veterinarian,vaccine, and parenteral formulations
2. Apply the principles of the pharmaceutical sciences to advanced extemporaneous dispensing techniques
3. Describe the pharmaceutical principles behind the design and development of common topical formulations
4. Use advanced pharmaceutical principles to help avoid drug interactions and incompatibilities, in particular for intravenous formulations
5. Describe the pharmaceutical principles behind formulations and therapeutic devices used in clinical practice
Content1. Advanced extemporaneous dispensing techniques
2. Formulation development and design for veterinary products, anticoagulates, antivenoms, vaccines, topical preparations and personal care preparations
3. Pharmaceutical principles of intravenous admixtures, including stability, incompatibilities and delivery devices
4. Design and pharmaceutical development of formulations used in clinical practice
5. Mathematical principles for the pharmaceutical sciences
6. Transdermal & pulmonary drug delivery devices
Replacing Course(s)Replaces PHAR6021 Pharmaceutics 3 10 Units
TransitionStudents requiring to repeat PHAR6021 Pharmaceutics 3 can undertake PHAR6132 Pharmaceutics 3
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgePHAR6114 Pharmaceutical Chemistry, PHAR6112 Pharmaceutics 1 and PHAR6122 Pharmaceutics 2
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: OralAn oral and/or written assessment and/or OSCE at the end of trimester
Examination: FormalExamination paper held at the end of Trimester. May comprise a combination of multiple-choice, short answer questions as well as some calculations.
Other: (please specify)Students must achieve a passing grade in the formal written examination and must gain a passing grade overall to be able to obtain a passing or higher grade in this course.

Students must demonstrate competency in the theoretical knowledge which form part of the core competencies required of a pharmacist
Quiz - ClassIn class quizzes
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentStudents must be enrolled in the Master of Pharmacy program
Compulsory Program ComponentPrior successful completion of PHAR6122 Pharmaceutics 2.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PHAR6132