QA/RA Fall Schedule (updated September 4, 2013)

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Courses Start Sept 7

JUST ADDED:  Starts SEPT 18th - Traditional Classroom Format at Ft Washington
5459.  Drug Development (103)  crn: 23863
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesdays:  Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13.  Meets 9 times plus one recorded session (which students watch online at their convenience) plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Nov 20 or Dec 4. In-class, proctored exam: Oct 16.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required text:  New Drug Development:  A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 459.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

 

5408.  Pharmacoeconomics (101) crn: 20842 
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tuesdays:  Sept 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 (final exam).  Meets 12 times plus in-class, proctored, final exam on Nov 19.  Make-up, if needed, Nov 26.
Faculty:  A. Wertheimer
Required text: Principles of Pharmacoeconomics, J. L. Bootman, R. J. Townsend, W. F. McGhan, 2nd or 3rd ed.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 480.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 480.

5458. The Global Biopharmaceutical Company (101) crn: 23410
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesdays:  Sept 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12.  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Nov 19 or 26.  In-class, proctored exam: Oct 15.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required text: The Generic Challenge:  Understanding Patents, FDA, and Pharmaceutical Life-Cycle Management, Martin Voet, Brown Walker Press, 3rd ed., 2011 ( ISBN:  10:1599425769 or 13:978-1599425764).

5459. Drug Development (101) crn: 7208   
6:15 pm – 9:45 pm Thursdays:  Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21.  Meets 10 times plus final exam on Dec 5.  No class Oct 3 or Nov 28 (Thanksgiving). Make-ups, if needed, Dec 12 or 19.  In-class, proctored exam:  Dec 5.
Faculty:  S. Cottrell
Required text:  New Drug Development:  A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 459.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

5459.  Drug Development (102)  crn: 7209
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 7, 21, Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 7.  In-class, proctored exam:  Oct 19.
Faculty:  P. Smith
Required text: New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 459.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

JUST ADDED:  Starts SEPT 18th!
5459.  Drug Development (103)  crn: 23863
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesdays:  Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13.  Meets 9 times plus one recorded session (which students watch online at their convenience) plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Nov 20 or Dec 4. In-class, proctored exam: Oct 16.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required text:  New Drug Development:  A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 459.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

5472.  Pharmaceutical Marketing (101) crn: 20861
8:30 am - 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 14, 28, Oct 12, 26, Nov 9, 23.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 7 or 14.  In-class, proctored exam:  Oct 26th.
Faculty:  D. Hisey
Required text: Pharmaceutical Marketing:  Principles, Environment and Practice, Smith (ISBN:  0789015838).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 480.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 480.

5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (101) crn: 7177 
8:30 am - 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 8, 22, Oct 6, 20, Nov 3, 17.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 8.  In-class, proctored exam:  Oct 20.
Faculty:  F. Stevenson
Optional text: Good Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceuticals, 6th ed, Nally (ISBN:  0-8493-3972-3).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 487.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 487.

5494.  Quality Audit (101) crn: 20844
Prerequisite:  a good practices course (either Pharmaceutics 5476 or 5477 or 5479 or 5536).
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 7, 21, Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16.  Meets 6 times plus final exam. Make-up, if needed, Dec 7.  In-class, proctored midterm:  Oct 19. 
Faculty:  T. Preziosi
Required text: The ASQ Auditing Handbook, 3rd ed, J.P. Russell.  Available from ASQ Quality Audit Division:  www.asq.org (ISBN:  9780873896665, ASQ Item 1263).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 494.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 494.

5508.  Good Pharmacovigilance Operations (101) crn: 20847 
8:30 am - 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 7, 21, Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 7.  In-class, proctored exam: Oct 5.
Faculty:  C. Wittrock
Required text:  Manual of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, Barton Cobert, 2nd ed, (ISBN:  0763791598 or 9780763791599).

5539.  Global Clinical Drug Development (101) crn: 23451
Prerequisite:  at least one of the following courses:  Drug Development (5459), Good Clinical Practices (5536), Global Regulatory Affairs (5591) or Clinical Trial Management (5537).
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sundays (1 hour lunch):  Sept 8, 22, Oct 20, Nov 3, 17.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 8.  Proctored exams:  Oct 20 and Nov 17. No class Oct 6.
Faculty:  L. Edwards
Required text: Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Edwards, Fox, and Stonier, 3rd ed, (ISBN:  9781405194723).  
Special note:  Students should read chapters 10 and 11 prior for first class.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 539.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 539.

5572.  Vaccines:  QA/RA Issues (101)  crn: 23419
To learn more:  http://qara-apache.temple.edu/surowitz/ks5572.html When you open the link, click the arrow to hear the presentation.
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesdays:  Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20 (final exam).  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 4 or 11.  In-class, proctored exams:  Oct 9 (midterm) and Nov 20 (final).
Faculty:  K. Surowitz
Required text: Autism's False Prophets, Columbia University Press, 2010, (ISBN: 023114637X).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 5572.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 572.

5573.  Pharmacoepidemiology (101)  crn: 23420
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursdays:  Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5.  Meets 12 times plus final exam on Dec 5.  No class Nov 28. Make-ups, if needed, Dec 12 or 19. In-class, proctored exams:  Oct 17 and Dec 5.
Faculty:  N. Cossrow
Required text:  to be announced.

5573.  Pharmacoepidemiology (102) - CHANGED TO ONLINE FORMAT. See Online Course Schedule.

5592.  Food and Drug Law I (101)  crn:  20849 
To learn more: http://qara-apache.temple.edu/hammes/chfdlaw.html
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 15, 29, Oct 13, 27, Nov 10, 24.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 8.  In-class, proctored exam:  Oct 27.
Faculty:  C. Hammes
Required texts:  1) Food and Drug Law:  Cases and Materials, 3rd ed, Hutt, et al, Foundation Press, (ISBN: 978-1-58778-068-4).  Be sure to purchase the 2007 edition (and not earlier editions); and 2) FDCA Statutory Supplement, (ISBN: 978-1-935065-54-8).Order Supplement from www.fdli.org.  FDLI gives QA/RA students a special student discount, only if you order the Supplement by phone from FDLI’s Customer Service Department (1-800-956-6293) or fax (202-371-0649). You must include a copy of your Temple QA/RA schedule.  Do not complete your transaction on-line or you will be charged the prices listed for non-members.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 592.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5592.  Food and Drug Law I (103)  crn: 9354 
Videoconferenced to TUCC.
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Mondays:  Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 (Columbus Day), 21, 28, Nov 4, 11 (Veteran's Day).  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Makeups, if needed, Nov 18 or 25. In-class, proctored exam:  Nov 11.
Faculty:  B. Bollwage
Required text: Food and Drug Law:  Cases and Materials, 3rd ed, Hutt, et al, Foundation Press, (ISBN: 978-1-58778-068-4). Make sure you purchase the 2007 edition (and not earlier editions).   
Formerly Pharmaceutics 592.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5599.  Clinical Aspects of Pharmaceutical Medicine crn: 23421
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturdays (1 hour lunch):  Sept 14 (Yom Kippur), 28, Oct 12, 26, Nov 9.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Nov 23.  In-class, proctored exam:  Oct 12.
Faculty:  A. Fletcher
Required text:  The Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy, 19th ed, online (free) at www.merckmanuals.com.  You may also refer to the Home Edition (same website), if you are having difficulty with the professional edition. 
You may prefer to purchase the hard-copy edition, The Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy, 19th ed, 2011, (ISBN: 13: 978-0-911910-19-3).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 599.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 599.
To learn more:  http://qara-apache.temple.edu/Fletcher/AF5599CAPM1C/index.html

5612.  Bioethics for Pharmaceutical Professionals (101) crn:  23423
8:30 am - 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 15, 29, Oct 13, 27, Nov 10, 24.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 15.  In-class, proctored exam:  Oct 27.
Faculty:  S. Develin
Required texts: The Singularity is Near, Kurzweil, Penguin Books, (ISBN: 0-14-303788-9).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 610.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 610.

5629.  Process Monitoring (101)  crn:  23424 Click here for a description. Click here for topics.
8:30 am - 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 15, 29, Oct 13, 27, Nov 10, 24.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 8 or 15.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Oct 27.
Faculty:  R. Snee
Required text: Statistical Thinking: Improving Business Performance, Hoerl and Snee, 2012, John Wiley & Sons, (ISBN: 1-118-09477-8).

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NON-THESIS MS COURSES: The following courses from the MS in Pharmaceutics program are open to QA/RA students with a very strong science background. This consists of a minimum of 2 years of general chemistry (and should include organic chemistry and analytical chemistry). QA/RA students must include a copy of their resume with their registration which demonstrates their strong science background.

8002.  Pharmaceutical Analysis (1)  crn:  17006
Note:  This course is only offered in the fall semester.
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mondays:  Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 (Columbus Day), 21, 28, Nov 4, 11 (Veteran's Day), 18, 25, Dec 2.  Meets 13 times, including final exam on Dec 2.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 9 or 16.  In-class, proctored exams on Oct 21 and Dec 2.
Faculty:  D. Canney, T. Gilmor, A. Fermier
No required text. 
Formerly Pharmaceutics 411.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 411.

8003.  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing I:  Preformulation/ Formulation (101)  crn: 23426
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Tuesdays:  Sept 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26.   Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 3 or 10.  In class, proctored exam:  Oct 22.
Faculty:  T. Schultz and P. Dal Monte
Required text:  Pharmaceutics: The Design and Manufacture of Medicines (2007), Aulton, ed, (ISBN-13: 978-0-443-10108-3 or ISBN-10:0-443-10108-6).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 406.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 406.

8111. Introduction to Toxicology (101) crn: 23426
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursdays:  Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5.  Meets 12 times plus final exam. No class Nov 28.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 12 or 19.  In-class, proctored exams:  Oct 3 and Nov 7.
Faculty:  T. Coogan
Required text: Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology, John B Watkins III, Curis Klaassen, 2nd ed, 2010,  (ISBN:  9780071622400). 

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