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Degree course in PHARMACY (Codice 2018)

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2015/2016
School:
  • SCHOOL OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES
Class:
  • Pharmacy and industrial pharmacy (LM-13)

credits total:300

Educational objectives
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In accordance with the EEC Directive 85/432, the 2nd cycle degree course in Pharmacy provides the theoretical and practical training needed to carry out the profession of Pharmacist, after the relevant professional qualification. The pharmacist should be prepared to perform the duties of a health professional with multi-disciplinary scientific competences (chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, pharmacological, toxicological and technological) within the framework of the national health service. Graduates in Pharmacy are authorized to carry out the following professional activities: professional expert of drugs and health products (including medical devices, diagnostic products and health products, dietary products, herbal products and cosmetics); expert in quality control, storage, preservation and distribution of drugs in the wholesale and pharmacies open to the public and hospital pharmacies, information and advice in the field of drug and over-the-counter products, in direct relationship with the public. Mandatory professional training, in a public pharmacy or in a hospital under the supervision of pharmaceutical services for not less than six months is awarded with 30 credits (equivalent to 750 hours). Course outline. The first four course years of the course provide core, class specific and integrative educational activities, as well as "other educational activities" among the activities suggested by the Degree Course and the ones offered by the University. The fifth course year is mostly devoted to practical professional training and to the preparation of the final dissertation. The structure of the course provides students with a gradual and constant progression of their competence level. The specific learning outcomes of the degree course will be achieved through: a) Core activities (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and medicine) useful for a sound scientific background introductory to the understanding and advancement in class specific subjects; b) Class specific activities (chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, pharmacological and technological competences), needed to acquire command of the chemical and structural features of active ingredients, pharmaceutical forms and raw materials used for the formulation of therapeutical preparations, as well as of the pharmacological bases of their action, including pharmacotherapeutic, toxicological aspects, etc.; c) Educational activities aiming at the knowledge of laws and deontological norms useful for the various aspects of professional activity; d) Class related and integrative activities with respect to biology and food chemistry, completing their professional education. Elective activities for 12 credits in total will be also provided, integrating the above mentioned activities. The degree course aims at providing graduates with a good knowledge of English language. All scientific sectors are covered by and adequate number of credits, both at theoretical and experimental level, divided in more course years, thus providing graduates with advanced knowledge and competences in the pharmaceutical sector.
Professional opportunities
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Pharmacist Director of Pharmacy Pharmacist assistant Hospital pharmacist (after obtaining the specific title) Sales representative of the drug Researcher and technician in the field of design, synthesis and manufacture of drugs, in industry or at the university. Responsible for quality control in the Pharmaceutical Industry Operator in the laboratories of chemical and biological analysis Teaching in secondary schools
Final examination features
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The final test consists of the preparation of a written dissertation concerning the gathering and critical processing of bibliographic materials or other data related to the course cultural and professional content (compilatory dissertation), or an experimental activity about an original (mono- or multidisciplinary) topic, carried out in a research laboratory in which a member of the Faculty works, or in other public or private facilities, with which specific agreements have been established (experimental dissertation). The original dissertation, prepared by the student under the guidance of a supervising professor is publicly discussed in front of a Board of Professors, and final mark will be awarded out of 110.


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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04677 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4.0 1 G E
07802 - ANIMAL AND PLANT BIOLOGY course specifications ROSSELLI (PA) 12.0 1 V
ANIMAL BIOLOGY GENTILE (RU) 6.0 C BIO/13
PLANT BIOLOGY ROSSELLI (PA) 6.0 B BIO/15
13167 - MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications D'OCA (RU) 16.0 1 V
PHYSICS D'OCA (RU) 8.0 A FIS/07
MATHEMATICS D'OCA (RU) 8.0 A FIS/07
15173 - GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY OF CHEMISTRY course specifications RUBINO (RU) 12.0 1 V A CHIM/03
01115 - COMPUTING SKILLS 3.0 2 G F
01286 - HUMAN ANATOMY course specifications CAMPANELLA (PA) 6.0 2 V A BIO/16
01799 - ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY course specifications PIAZZESE (PA) 6.0 2 V A CHIM/01


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
01542 - BIOCHEMISTRY course specifications TESORIERE (PO) 10.0 1 V B BIO/10
01933 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY course specifications BUSCEMI (PO) 10.0 1 V A CHIM/06
09065 - PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS OF DRUGS I course specifications MONTALBANO (PA) BONGIORNO (RU) 10.0 1 V B CHIM/08
01549 - APPLIED (MEDICAL) BIOCHEMISTRY course specifications PINTAUDI (RU) 10.0 2 V B BIO/10
01703 - PHARMACEUTICAL BOTANY AND PHARMACOGNOSIS - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications VENTURELLA (RU) 16.0 2 V
PHARMACEUTICAL BOTANY SPADARO (PA) 8.0 B BIO/15
PHARMACOGNOSIS(*) VENTURELLA (RU) 8.0 B BIO/14
03795 - HYGIENE course specifications COSTANTINO (RD) 6.0 2 V A MED/42
16134 - GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY course specifications SCHILLACI (PA) 6.0 2 V A BIO/19


Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
01215 - PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS OF DRUGS 2 course specifications RAFFA (PA) RAIMONDI (RU) 10.0 1 V B CHIM/08
01873 - MEDICINAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 1 course specifications DAIDONE (PQ) 8.0 1 V B CHIM/08
13288 - PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY, SOCIOECONOMICS AND REGULATIONS I course specifications GIAMMONA (PO) 10.0 1 V B CHIM/09
01216 - PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS OF DRUGS 3 course specifications MARTORANA (RU) MAGGIO (RU) 10.0 2 V B CHIM/08
15171 - GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications GIAMMANCO (RU) 14.0 2 V
PATHOLOGY VASTO (RU) 6.0 A MED/04
GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY GIAMMANCO (RU) 8.0 A BIO/09


Teachings fourth year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
01870 - MEDICINAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 2 course specifications DIANA (PO) 8.0 1 V B CHIM/08
03153 - PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY course specifications CANNIZZARO (PA) 10.0 1 V B BIO/14
13289 - FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD CHEMISTRY - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications DI MAJO (RU) 14.0 1 V
FOOD SCIENCE DI MAJO (RU) 8.0 A BIO/09
FOOD CHEMISTRY DI STEFANO (RU) 6.0 C CHIM/10
01871 - MEDICINAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 3 course specifications PARRINO (RD) 6.0 2 V B CHIM/08
07333 - PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY, SOCIOECONOMICS AND REGULATIONS 2/CHEMISTRY OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications PITARRESI (PO) 18.0 2 V
PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY, SOCIOECONOMICS AND REGULATIONS II PITARRESI (PO) 10.0 B CHIM/09
CHEMISTRY OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS DE CARO (RU) 8.0 B CHIM/09
07645 - TOXICOLOGY course specifications VENTURELLA (RU) 8.0 2 V B BIO/14


Teachings fifth year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
07553 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 30.0 1 G S
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 15.0 2 G E
Free subjects (suggested) 12.0 D


Elective activities

Free subjects (suggested) credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
05174 - ADVANCED METHODOLOGIES IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY course specifications 6.0 1 V D CHIM/08
07711 - DRUG VEHICULATION AND TARGETING course specifications PALUMBO (PA) 6.0 1 V D CHIM/09
13266 - ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY course specifications FONTANA (RU) 6.0 1 V D CHIM/06
13350 - DRUG SURVEILLANCE AND PHARMACOECONOMICS course specifications CRAPARO (PA) 6.0 1 V D CHIM/09
16467 - BIOCHEMISTRY OF ORGANS AND SPECIALISED TISSUES course specifications GENTILE (RU) 6.0 1 V D BIO/10


Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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