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|PHRM 82900 - Dosage Forms II|
Credit Hours: 2.00. Education in the use of dosage forms to deliver drugs. Collaboration with peers and other members of the health care team regarding the proper use of the various dosage forms so that the desired therapeutic objective is achieved. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture
Offered By: College of Pharmacy
Department: Dept of Pharm Practice
May be offered at any of the following campuses:
Learning Objectives: 1. Explain the basic scientific principles involved in administering sterile solutions, including factors needed to maintain sterility, solution isotonicity and isoosmolality, IV bags and drip sets. 2. Explain the basic scientific principles involved in the performance of solid dosage forms, including amorphous and crystalline solids, polymorphism, dissolution, diffusion, chemical and physical stability, bioequivalence and bioavailability. 3. Explain the factors involved in absorption of drugs from solid dosage forms administered by various routes, including oral, buccal, rectal, subcutaneous and transdermal routes. 4. Evaluate quality parameters for solid dosage forms, as an aid to product selection. 5. Advise patients on the proper use and storage of solid dosage forms, and understand the relationship of dosage form selection to clinical outcomes. 6. Explain the factors involved in the use of generic versions of solid dosage forms and their influence on therapeutic outcomes, including the ability to identify drugs for which switching to a generic form should be approached with caution.
Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:
Doctor of Pharmacy-DP
Professional level PHRM 82800 Minimum Grade of D-
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