PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION A

PHA1PFA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the pharmaceutical sciences and covers the areas of physical chemistry and laboratory skills necessary to prepare and understand the formulation of pharmaceutical products. This subject focuses on solution formulations. Students will be introduced to products and routes of administration, absorption, distribution and elimination of drugs. They will study pharmaceutically relevant physicochemical phenomena, formulation of solutions, and pharmaceutical calculations.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHA1IPP and CHE1C1A. Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course (SVPB or SBPM or SHPM or SBPB or SHPB).

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAustralian Pharmaceutical Formulary and HandbookPrescribedN/A21ST ED, CANBERRA: PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA, 2009.
ReadingsExtemporaneous Dispensing Record Book (Available from the Campus Graphics.)PrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsPharmaceutical Formulations - Solutions. Practical Laboratory ManualPrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsPharmaceutics: the Science of Dosage Form DesignPrescribedAulton, ME 20073RD ED., LONDON: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
ReadingsMartindale: the complete drug referenceRecommendedN/A35TH EDN, LONDON: PHARMACEUTICAL PRESS, 2007.
ReadingsPhysical ChemistryRecommendedEngel, T and Reid, P 2006PEARSON: SAN FRANCISCO

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.5 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
10-minute interview and an in-class test, Pharmaceutical CalculationsHurdle requirement: must produce competent documentation and labels, must also achieve 70% in calculation test.10
3-hour examination60
pharmaceutics practical skills30

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.5 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
10-minute interview and an in-class test, Pharmaceutical CalculationsHurdle requirement: must produce competent documentation and labels, must also achieve 70% in calculation test.10
3-hour examination60
pharmaceutics practical skills30

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.5 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
10-minute interview and an in-class test, Pharmaceutical CalculationsHurdle requirement: must produce competent documentation and labels, must also achieve 70% in calculation test.10
3-hour examination60
pharmaceutics practical skills30