Mahmoudalmenshawy

Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Elsayed

Professor - Former Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy- Sohag University

Faculty of Pharmacy

Address: Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy Department,Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt

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Calculations of drug doses and time intervals

Course Specifications

Code:  PTL 501                                                        Title: Clinical pharmacokinetics

Course Specifications

Program (s) on which the course in given : Bachelor of pharmaceutical science

Department offering the program: pharmaceutics & industrial pharmacy

Academic year / Level :  ……………………………………Spring semester.

Date of specification approval 2011/2012

  • Basic Information

 

Prerequisites: clinical pharmacy 1& clinical pharmacy 2

Credit Hours:   3(2+1)…

Lecture:  2                                             

Practical: 1                                                        Total: 3hrs

 

  • Professional Information

 

  • Overall aims of course

 

By the end of the course ,the student is familiarized with different cases in hospitals and clinics to assist his role with the health care team Intended learning outcomes of course (ILOs)

 

 

  • Intended learning outcomes of course (ILOs)

 

  • Knowledge & understanding:

 

By the end of the course the student will learn about how to follow drug in the blood how to adjust and readjust the dosage regimen for drugs with narrow therapeutics index. The student can calculate the loading and maintenance dose for patients with hepatic, renal and heart diseases. In this course the student studies TDM to optimize therapeutic regimens and improve both efficacy and safety for many drugs.

 

  • Intellectual skills

The student will have informations to be able for participitating with the physicion to treat the patient with the minimal effective dose and maximum safety General & transferable skills

 

  • General & transferable skills

The student will be able to have more information about the therapeutics role of many drugs for many diseases from the clinical point of view

 

 

 

Contents

 

Week

NO.

Topic

NO. of

Hours

Lecturer

Tutorial /

Practical

W1

Basics of pharmacokinetics

3

2

1

W2

aminoglycosides

3

2

1

W3

carbamazepine

3

2

1

W4

cyclosporine

3

2

1

W5

digoxin

3

2

1

W6

methotrexate

3

2

1

W7

Mid – Semester Exam

W8

phenobarbital

3

2

1

W9

phenytoin

3

2

1

W10

theophylline

3

2

1

W11

Valproic acid

3

2

1

W12

Valproic acid(cont.)

3

2

1

W13

vancomycin

3

2

1

W14

Vancomycin(cont.)

3

2

1

W15

General revision

3

2

1

W16

Final Exam

Total

 

 

 

  • Teaching & learning methods

1-lectures

2- ELS (Electronic learning Support)

      3- References

 

 

   4 -Student assessment methods

  • Oral discussion
  • Quizzes
  • Homework
  • Solving problems
  • Midterm exam
  • Final Exam

       Assessment schedule

          1st Practical Exam ……………………………………………… 4th week

         2nd Practical Exam……………………………………………… 15th week

         Med – Term Exam……………………………………………….. 7th week

         Written final Exam ……………………………………………. 16th to 16th week *

          Oral Exam …………………………………………………………. 16th to 16th week*

Weighing of assessments

Periodical examination  20%

Mid-term examination    20%

Practical Examination      20%

Oral examination            10%

Final – term examination  30%

Total                           100%

Any formative only assessments

     6-List of references

      6, 1- Course notes

            Lectures on ELS (PowerPoint slide show will illustrate data and pictures)

      6, 2- Essential book (text books)

      APPLIED CLINICAL PHARMACOKINETICS (Second Edition)

      6, 3- Recommended books

            The previous reference


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