Pharmaceutical Science (PHAR5515)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study will provide an introduction to the concepts required for the study of Pharmacy and integrate knowledge from the various sub-disciplines within the Pharmaceutical Sciences. Topics studied include sterilisation methods, chemical antimicrobial agents, cleanroom technology, physicochemical/molecular properties underlying drug action, drug metabolism, bioactivation and inactivation, identification of drugs and their metabolites, and toxicology. These concepts will be further explored in workshop formats.
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2 x lec/week
2 x 1.5hr exams (60%), microbiology workshops (10%), drug molecular properties workshops (10%), metabolism workshops (10%), toxicology workshops (10%)
Denyer SP, Hodges NA & Gorman SP. Hugo & Russell's Pharmaceutical Microbiology, 7th edition, Blackwell, 2004. D.A. Williams & T.L. Lemke eds. Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, 5th edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2002. Wallwork, S.C. & Gra
1 x 3hr workshop/week
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