PHSC123 Pharmaceutics (4 credits)

This course provides first professional year one pharmacy students state-of-the-art information on basic principles of pharmaceutics and how to integrate physical, chemical, applied and clinical principles to design, prepare, and formulate solid and semi-solid pharmaceutical dosage forms, and conventional and novel drug delivery systems, nuclear pharmacy, pharmaceutical biotechnology, and pharmacy dispensing. Teaching and learning methods consist of lectures, problem-solving exercises, discussions, and quizzes with feedback.

PHAC809 Pharmaceutics (4 credits)

This course provides a graduate level introduction to the concepts and techniques on how to integrate physical, chemical, applied and clinical principles to design, prepare, and formulate solid and semi-solid pharmaceutical dosage forms, and conventional and novel drug delivery systems, nuclear pharmacy, pharmaceutical biotechnology, and pharmacy dispensing. Teaching and learning methods consist of lectures, problem-solving exercises, discussions, multiple choice exams, quizzes, literature reviews, and oral presentation with feedback.

PHAC 811 Nanomedicine and Nanopharmaceuticals (4 credits)

This graduate level course teaches students the concepts of nanomedicine and nanopharmaceuticals; current advances and innovations in design, synthesis/fabrication, and characterization of a variety of nanomaterials and nanodevices; applications of nanomedicine and nanopharmaceuticals for diagnosing and treating human diseases; and toxicology, ethical, regulatory, and commercialization challenges associated with the development and registration of nanomedicine and nanopharmaceutical products. Upon completion of the course, the students are expected to have advanced knowledge and ability to critically evaluate the basis for nanomedicine and nanopharmaceuticals development, and become competent in the subject areas. Teaching and learning methods consist of lectures, videos, problem-solving exercises, discussions, literature reviews, research proposal writing and oral presentation, and exams with feedback.