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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:9 / 13.5
Course supervisor:Ilze Bārene
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Pharmacy
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Pharmacy; Technology of Drug Forms

Objective

1. Encourage acquisition of knowledge and formation of understanding about theoretical bases and practical methods of development, manufacturing, quality evaluation of dosage forms.
2. Encourage acquisition of practical skills in preparation and quality evaluation of dosage forms.

Prerequisites

Inorganic, Organic, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis, Plant and Animal Biology, Mathematics, Informatics, Physics, Physical Pharmacy, Medical Biochemistry, Environmental health, Microbiology, Medical chemistry, Pharmaceutical chemistry Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology. Desirable knowledge in Human Anatomy, Normal Physiology, English.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the meaning of the dosage forms' development process.
2. Understand the meaning of the theoretical basic principles in the manufacturing of dosage forms.
3. Characterise the demands of dosage forms' quality corresponding to the normative documents.

Skills

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Apply knowledge about functionality-related charecteristics of excipients in the development of dosage forms.
2. Use technological techniques for preparing formulations of medicinal products.
3. Calculate the quantities of raw materials for the formulation of dosage form..
4. Create a production process scheme and describe the process by stages.
5. Perform a quality assessment of the formulations of medicinal products in accordance with the requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia.
6. Present the results of your practical work correctly.

Competence

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to understand the meaning and usage of the theoretical basic principles of technology in the manufacturing of medicine.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF6Master’sRequiredIlze Bārene
Pharmacy, FF8Master’sRequiredIlze Bārene, Irēna Daberte
Pharmacy, FFN6Master’sRequiredIlze Bārene, Irēna Daberte
Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF7Master’sRequired
Pharmacy, FFN7Master’sRequired