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Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy department:

Vision :

Department of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy Looked to excellence and keep up with the development with regard to the examination of modern pharmaceuticals and scientific research also seeks to link the academic study, scientific research and practical applications in the pharmaceutical industry to contribute in development of that vital area.

Mission:

Use different educational styles to prepare pharmacists have the basic skills to formulate and preparation and evaluation of different dosage forms and have the ability to work in the pharmaceutical industry and various pharmaceutical fields also adopts the research plan section themed variety keep pace with global research in this area

Department members :

Prof .Dr. Nabaweya Abdel Aziz Abdel Gawad

Prof. of Pharmaceutics and vice Dean For Student Affairs And Education

Prof .Dr. Soheir Abdel Allah A. H. El nahas

Prof. and Head of Pharmaceutics department

Dr. Tarek Saad Makram

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr. Osama Shawky Tawfeik

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr. Shereen Mohamed Sameh El-Mancy

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr.Mohamed Ashraf Ahmed Mamdouh

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr.Sahar Mostafa Fayez Mohamed

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr.Shady Mohamed Abdel Halim

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr.Sara Mahmoud Hassan Soliman

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Dr.Nermeen Mohamed Sheta

Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Eman Ahmed Nour El Din

Assist. Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Rania Moataz Ibrahim

Assist. Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Khaled Mohamed Abd Al Halim

Assist. Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Kareem Omer Raswan

Assist. Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Shimaa Mesalam Mohamed

Assist. Lecturer of Pharmaceutics

Yosra Tarek Imam

Demonstrator of Pharmaceutics

Manar Adel

Demonstrator of Pharmaceutics

Khaled Elsayed

Demonstrator of Pharmaceutics

 

Course Description:

First Level

1- First Semester

Code

PHT 101

Credit hours

Title

Introduction to Pharmacy

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

None

2

ــ

2

Course content:

The course covers the following: pharmacy terminology, classification of drug sources, prescription parts, types and handling, pharmaceutical dosage forms, education and pharmacy careers and pharmaceutical organizations. In addition to, an information resources in pharmacy, self-care and self-medication

First Level

2- Second Semester

Code

PHT 102

Credit hours

Title

Physical Pharmacy

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

None

2

1

3

Course content:

The course covers the following: interfacial phenomena: (surface and interfacial tension), spreading coefficient, surfactants types, properties, uses and HLB calculations, solid interface and adsorption isotherm and colligative properties. In addition to, solubility and type of solvents, buffer capacity and its application in pharmacy, viscosity and rheology types, measurement and application, colloidal dispersion, types of colloidal systems, properties and application.

 

Code

PHT 103

Credit hours

Title

Pharmacy Ethics

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

None

1

ــ

1

Course content:

The aim of the course is to recognize the  code of ethics for the pharmacist, the rules of FIP statement of professional standards, the professional categories of pharmacists (community or retail pharmacist, industrial, academic, hospital and pharmacist in government services) . Also the content includes ethics of OTC drugs, the difference between prescription drugs and OTC drugs, how OTC drugs are approved, how to use OTC drugs safely and who determines when a prescription medicine should be switched to an OTC status.

Second Level

1- First Semester

Code

PHT 204

Credit hours

Title

Pharmaceutics (1)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Physical Pharmacy,

Introduction to pharmacy

2

1

3

Course content:

A) Pharmaceutical solutions:

-         Definition and classification of pharmaceutical solutions.

-         Types of water.

-         Preparation of purified water and aromatic water.

-         Types and preparation of aqueous solutions, e.g: enemas, gargles, mouthwashes, nasal solutions, sprays, otic solution, syrups, mucilages.

-         Types and preparation of non-aqueous solutions, e.g: elixirs, spirits, collodions, glycerides, liniments, oleo vitamins

B) Pharmaceutical suspensions:

-         Properties and advantages of good suspension.

-         Factors affecting sedimentation and suspension additives.

-         Discuss stocks law.

-         Methods for preparation of pharmaceutical suspensions and assessment of stability for suspension.

C) Pharmaceutical emulsions:

-         Definition different types of emulsion.

-         Properties and advantages of emulsion.

-          Method of preparation, evaluation and stability of emulsion. 

Second Level

2- Second semester

Code

PHT 205

Credit hours

Title

Pharmaceutics (2)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Physical Pharmacy,

Introduction to pharmacy

2

1

3

Course content:

This course covers the following: introduction to topical formulations, structure of human skin, topical dosage forms including, ointments, pastes, poultices, creams, and gels/jellies. In addition to, percutaneous absorption, transdermal delivery systems and evaluations of semisolids. Also gives aerosols advantages and disadvantages, types, components and filling operations.

Third Level

1- First semester

Code

PHT 306

Credit hours

Title

Pharmaceutics (3)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Physical Pharmacy,

Introduction to pharmacy

2

1

3

Course content:

The course covers the following: Powders, particle size and their analysis, micromeritics, angle of repose, porosity, void, and bulk volume, particle size reduction, blending powders, medicated powders, bulk and divided powders, granules and effervescent granulated salts. In addition to an overview of capsules, hard gelatin capsules, capsule sizes, preparation, filling, developing the formulation, capsule sealing, cleaning and polishing capsules, soft gelatin capsules, their use, preparation and containers for dispensing capsules. The course comprises also tablets types, excipients, wet granulation, dry granulation, direct compression tableting and tablet coating, suppositories and pessaries, their types and methods of preparation, other solid dosage forms for oral administration and novel drug delivery systems.

 

Code

PHT 307

Credit hours

Title

Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1)

2

1

3

Course content:

The course gives a general introduction to pharmacokinetics, rates and order of reactions. One compartment intravenous bolus. Two compartment body model and volume distribution terms. Clearance, elimination rate constant (ke), calculation using rate of excretion data and mount remaining to be excreated (ARE) data. Factors affecting validity of urine data. Drugs and route of administration. Transport across cell membranes. Absorption and factors affecting drug absorption. Drug distribution and protein binding. Drug elimination.

Third Level

2- Second semester

Code

PHT 308

Credit hours

Title

Pharmaceutics (4)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Physical Pharmacy,

Introduction to Pharmacy,

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

2

ــ

2

Course content:

This course comprises sterile dosage forms, parenteral products, ophthalmic and nasal products, adjustment of isotonicity, calculations and applications of isotonic buffer, milliequivalent, millimole and milliosmole. In addition to, radio pharmacy and radiopharmaceuticals and extended release of pharmaceutical preparations.

 

Code

PHT 309

Credit hours

Title

Pharmacy Legislation

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

None

1

ــ

1

Course content:

لائحة تقاليد المهنة، تنظيم العلاقة بين الصيادلة وأعضاء المهن الطبية الأخرى، قانون مزاولة مهنة الصيدلة، المؤسسات الصيدلية، شروط الترخيص للمؤسسات الصيدلية، المستحضرات الصيدلية الخاصة والدستورية، اللوائح والجداول المنظمة لتداول الجواهر المخدرة، الإشتراطات الصحية والفنية الواجب توافرها في مصانع الأدوية.

Fourth Level

2- Second semester

Code

PHT 410

Credit hours

Title

Industrial Pharmacy (1)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (3)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course focuses on origins of pharmaceutical industry, laboratory safety, factory areas and layout. In addition to tabletting principles, mixing, granulation, drying and size reduction equipment, process control and validation, tablet compression and tablet press operation, production and coating systems of tablet and finally capsule filling system and soft gelatin capsule.

 

Code

PHA 100

Credit hours

Title

Pharmacy Administration

(University requirement)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Introduction to Pharmacy, Pharmacy Ethics

2

ــ

2

Course content:

الإدارة، طبيعتها ومفهومها، الإدارة والمفاهيم المستحدثة، مجالات الإدارة، وظائف الإدارة. توجيهات المدير، المفاهيم الإدارية، دراسة لبعض المفاهيم. دور المدير في تحقيق التكامل بين وظائفه كمدير وبعض المواقف الإدارية. إدارة حركة الأموال الشراء وتسويق الصيدلية.

 

Code

PHT 411

Credit hours

Title

Drug Marketing and Pharmacoeconomics

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Introduction to Pharmacy, Pharmacy Ethics

2

ــ

2

Course content:

This course deals with marketing concept, specification of pharmaceutical marketing, market segmentation, relation between research and development and marketing, implementation of marketing strategy and pharmacoeconomics principles.

Fifth Level

1- First semester

Code

PHT 512

Credit hours

Title

Industrial Pharmacy (2)

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2,4)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course focuses on design of a sterile and aseptic manufacturing facility, sterilization process and sterile product in industry, different types of water for pharmaceutical proposes, WHO regulations for sterile products and facility setting and materials selected for pharmaceutical packaging. In addition to filtration, sterile filtration, sterile product packaging, centrifugation, heat transfer, evaporation and mixing and GMP and process validation.

 

Code

PHT 513

Credit hours

Title

Cosmetics

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2,3)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course comprises introduction, structure of the skin, UV radiation, cleansing creams, lotions, emollients and moisturizers. Sunscreen, sun-tan and sun-burn products. In addition to facial masks and scrubs, vanishing and foundation products, shaving products, lipsticks, shampoos, hair tonics, conditioners, antiperspirants and deodorants.

Fifth Level

2- Second semester

Code

PHT 514

Credit hours

Title

Preformulation and Stability Study

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2,3,4)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course comprises a general introduction, preformulation study for new drugs entities or new formulations including organoleptic properties,  purity, physical properties, crystal properties, solubility and dissolution, hygroscopicity, partition coefficient, powder flow, cohesiveness, compressibility and compatibility study. And also reactions affecting stability of drugs, reactions kinetics, accelerated stability tests and determination of expiration date.

 

Code

PHT 515

Credit hours

Title

Pharmaceutical Quality Control

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2,3,4)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course focuses on QC, QA and GMP of pharmaceutical products. TQM and ISO 9000, GCLP and validation, quality audit, inspection of pharmaceutical drug companies and self-inspection. In addition to validation: case study and checklists and current good manufacturing practice (cGMP).

Elective Courses:

Code

PHT 600

Credit hours

Title

Novel Drug Delivery systems

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2,3)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course covers the following: Drug delivery systems: a revolution in dosage form design and development, hot-melt extrusion (HME), nanotechnology in drug delivery, lipid nanoparticulate, niosomes as carrier in dermal drug delivery. Oral delivery of insulin: novel approaches. Novel mucoadhesive polymers for nasal drug delivery. Liposomes and drug delivery. Biodegradable nanoparticles. Aerosol drug delivery. Oil-in-water nanosized emulsions, medical applications. Transdermal drug delivery. Gene delivery systems.

 

Code

PHT 601

Credit hours

Title

Cosmetic and Cosmoceutical

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2)

2

1

3

Course content:

This course includes makeup cosmetics, fragrance products, oral care cosmetics, whitening agents, hair growth promoters, skin-care agents, anti-acne agents, antiperspirants and deodorants.

 

Code

PHT 602

Credit hours

Title

Advanced Manufacturing and Evaluation of Dosage Forms

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Pharmaceutics (1,2,3)

2

1

3

Course content:

From pilot plant to manufacturing: effect of scale-up on operation. Controlled-release dosage forms manufacturing. Nanotechnology in pharmaceutical manufacturing, characterization, and safety. Radiopharmaceutical manufacturing. Biotechnology-derived drug product development.

 

Code

PHT 603

Credit hours

Title

Pharmaceutical Pharmacy practice

L*

P/T**

Total

Pre-requisite

Introduction to Pharmacy

2

1

3

Course content:

Continuing professional development (CPD). Focus on new pharmacist carrier opportunity. Dispensing prescriptions. Pharmaceutical care plans. Computer management in pharmacy. Good pharmacy practice and evidence-based care. Communication and Presentation skills improvement. Extemporaneous Pharmaceutical preparations and medical products. Proper storage conditions in pharmacy. Para-pharmaceuticals.