This is a free of cost, online Refresher Course for Pharmacy Teachers of University, Institutes and Colleges offering Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate courses in Pharmacy education. This course is equivalent to face-to-face Refresher Course in Pharmacy as required under Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) of AICTE.
This course has been designed to provide insight into a variety of interesting and meaningful topics which would be useful for all the Pharmacy teachers irrespective of their specializations. The Title of the Course is ‘ADVANCES IN DRUG DISCOVERY AND FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT’.
The course is divided into five modules according to advance learning with respect to Drug Discovery and Formulation Development. The first module is RATIONAL DRUG DESIGN which will cover the latest drug discovery and development procedures. The second module is MODERN TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES USED FOR DRUG DISCOVERY which will focus on the latest developments in advanced analytical techniques. The third module will highlight on FORMULATION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, AND NOVEL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS which will focus on the mechanisms involved in the drug delivery, emulsion and multiple emulsion technology, osmo-regulatory system of drug delivery and concepts of nanomedicines. In the fourth module, we will talk about PRE-CLINICAL AND CLINICAL EVALUATIONS, where the science behind the bioavailability and bioequivalence, PK-PD, clinical trials and therapeutic drug monitoring will be covered. In the fifth module, we will discuss about the DRUG REGULATORY ASPECTS OF INDIAN AND US GOVERNMENTS with respect to drug discovery, approvals and current market scenario. The course consists of highly multimedia enriched videos along with text, reading material, references and online Quizzes.
Pharmacy Teachers of University, Institutes and Colleges offering Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate courses. (Equivalent to Refresher Course as well as for self-learning).