QA/RA Spring Schedule (updated March 10, 2014)

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5592.  Food and Drug Law I (103)  crn: 9956 
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Mondays:  STARTS Feb 17 (Presidents’ Day), 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, Apr 14, 21, 28 (proctored, in-class exam).  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, May 5.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Apr 28.
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).  
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5650.  CMCs for Biologics (101)  crn:  23319 Click here to learn more about this course.
Suggested prerequisites:  Drug Development, IND/NDA Submissions, and Biologics/Biosimilars:  A Regulatory Overview or fax resume for approval.
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesdays:  Jan 29, Feb 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 16.  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 23.  Proctored exam: Mar 5. No class Apr 9.
Faculty:  Ken Surowitz
Required text:  The Challenge of CMC Regulatory Compliance for Biopharmaceuticals and Other Biologics, John Geigert, 2nd ed, 2013, Science & Media, NY.

5408.  Pharmacoeconomics (101)  crn: 20651
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Tuesdays: Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8 (in-class, proctored exam).  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 15.  Proctored, in-class exam:  April 8.
Faculty:  A. Wertheimer
Required text: Pharmacoeconomics Principles and Practices, L Pradelli and A Wertheimer, SEEd Publications, Torino, Italy, (ISBN:  978-88-9741-937-2).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 480.

5459. Drug Development (101)  crn: 7314
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Mondays:  Jan 27, Feb 10, 17 (Presidents' Day), 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7.  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 21 or 28.  Proctored in-class exam:  Mar 24.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required text:  New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.
Videoconferenced to Temple U Center City.

5459.  Drug Development (102)  crn: 7315
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Saturdays (1 hour lunch):  Jan 25, Feb 8, 22, Mar 8, 22.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 5 or 26.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Feb 22
Faculty:  C. Ciliberto
Required text:  New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

Temple University Center City
5459. Drug Development (401) crn:  23281
This course is videoconferenced from Temple U Ft Washington to TUCC.
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Mondays:  Jan 27,  Feb 3, 10, 17 (Presidents' Day), 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 7, 21, or 28.  Proctored in-class exam:  Mar 17.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required text:  New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

Tarrytown, NY
5459.  Drug Development (318) 
This course meets in Tarrytown, NY, by the Tappan Zee Bridge.
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (1 hour lunch) Sundays:  Feb 2, 16, Mar 2, 16, 30.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 5 or 12.  Proctored, in-class exams:  Mar 2 and 30.
Faculty:  L Edwards.
Required text:  Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Edwards, Fox, and Stonier, 3rd ed, (ISBH:  9781405194723).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

5493.  Sterilization Processes:  Manufacturing (101)  crn:  23264
Prerequisite:  Strong science background and a basic understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (1 hour lunch) Saturdays:  Jan 18, Feb 1, 15, Mar 1, 15.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Feb 15.  Make-up, if needed, Mar 29 or Apr 12.
Faculty:  D. Casaburi
Required text: Validation of Pharmaceutical Processes, Agalloco and Carleton, CRC Press, 2007, (ISBN-13: 9780849370557).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 493.

5494.  Quality Audit (101)  crn:  20674
Prerequisite:  a good practices course (either Pharmaceutics 5476, 5477, 5479 or 5536).
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 19, Feb 2, 16, Mar 2, 16, 30.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 13.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Mar 2.
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).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 494.

5494. Quality Audit (102) crn: 23315
Prerequisite:  a good practices course (either Pharmaceutics 5476, 5477, 5479 or 5536).
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesdays:  Jan 29, Feb 5, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 9.  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 16.  Proctored, in-class exam: Mar 12. No class Feb 12.
Faculty:  F. Stevenson
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).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 494.

5495.  IND/NDA Submissions (101) crn: 23266
Prerequisite:  Drug Development (Pharmaceutics 5459) or Food and Drug Law I (Pharmaceutics 5592).
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (1 hour lunch) Sundays:  Jan 26, Feb 9, 23, Mar 9, 23.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 6 or 13.  Proctored, in-class exams:  Feb 23 and Mar 23.
Faculty:  L. Edwards
Required text: New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Other materials to be provided by the instructor.
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 495.

Tarrytown, NY
5494.  Quality Audit (318)  crn:
This course meets in Tarrytown, NY, by the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Prerequisite:  a good practices course (either Pharmaceutics 5476, 5477, 5479 or 5536).
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (1 hour lunch) Saturdays:  Jan 18, Feb 1, 15, Mar 1, 15.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Mar 29.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Mar 15.

5495. IND/NDA Submissions (101) crn: 23266
Prerequisite: Drug Development (Pharmaceutics 5459) or Food and Drug Law I (Pharmaceutics 5592).
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (1 hour lunch) Sundays: Jan 26, Feb 9, 23, Mar 9, 23. Meets 5 times plus final exam. Make-ups, if needed, Apr 6 or 13. Proctored, in-class exams: Feb 23 and Mar 23.
Faculty: L. Edwards
Required text: New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Other materials to be provided by the instructor.
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 495.

Tarrytown
5495.  IND/NDA Submissions (318)  crn: 23267
This class meets in Tarrytown, NY, by the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Prerequisite:  Drug Development (Pharmaceutics 5459) or Food and Drug Law I (Pharmaceutics 5592).
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturdays (1 hour lunch):  Jan 25, Feb 8, 22, Mar 8, 22.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 5.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Feb 22.
Faculty:  A. Traettino
Required text: New Drug Development: A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th ed, (ISBN: 1-882615-85-9).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 495.

5532.  Global Labeling Regulation:  Principles and Practices (101) crn:  20658 
Prerequisite:  either Drug Development (Pharmaceutics 5459) or Food and Drug Law I (Pharmaceutics 5592).
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch): Jan 18, Feb 1, 15, Mar 1, 15, 29.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 12.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Mar 29. 
Faculty:  B. Fanelli and G. Jan-Nijeldt
No required text.

Note: course 5537 (Clinical Trial Management) has been changed to an online format. Please see the Schedule of Online Courses for information.

5544.  Regulatory Intelligence (101)  crn: 20795
Prerequisites: Drug Development (Pharmaceutics 5459) and Food and Drug Law I (Pharmaceutics 5592).
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 19, Feb 2, 16, Mar 2, 16.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 13.  Proctored, in-class quizzes:  Feb 16 and Mar 2.
Faculty:  L. Bowen
No required text.

5579.  Regulatory and  Legal Basis of Pharmacovigilance (101)  crn: 23269
Special Note:  this course is offered in both a traditional classroom format and online.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesdays:  Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22 (proctored, in-class exam).  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 29.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Apr 22.
Faculty:  D. Wallace
Suggested text:  Pharmacovigilance, Ronald D. Mann, Elizabeth B. Andrews, 2007, John Wiley & Sons, 2nd ed.
Suggested prerequisite:  one Pharmacovigilance course: Post Marketing Safety Surveillance (Pharmaceutics 5571) or Clinical Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance (Pharmaceutics 5538) or Good Pharmacovigilance Operations (Pharmaceutics 5508) or Benefit-Risk Management and Safety Signaling of Healthcare Products (Pharmaceutics 5578).

5592.  Food and Drug Law I (101)  crn: 2190 
To learn more: http://qara-apache.temple.edu/hammes/chfdlaw.html
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 26, Feb 9, 23, Mar 9, 23, Apr 6.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 27.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Feb 23.
Faculty:  C. Hammes
Note:  Since this class only meets 6 times, there is required reading for the first class.  Please purchase the textbooks in advance and bring them to class. Read pp 1 – 27 of Hutt’s Food and Drug Law:  Cases and Materials. Please also download the U.S. Constitution and bring it to the first class:  http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html
Required texts:  1) 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); and 2) Statutory Supplement, Hutt, West Academic Publishing(ISBN: 9781609302108).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5592.  Food and Drug Law I (102)  crn: 20660
To learn more:  http://qara-apache.temple.edu/BBerger/BBFDLaw1.html
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 18, Feb 1, 15, Mar 1, 15, 29.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 5 or 26.  Proctored exam:  Mar 1.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required texts: 1) 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);  and 2) FDCA Statutory Supplement, (ISBN:  978-1-935065-54-8).  Note:  a used 2008 or later edition of the FDCA Statutory Supplement is also acceptable. 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 via fax (202-371-0649).  You must include a copy of your Temple QA/RA schedule.  Do not complete the transaction online, or you will be charged non-member prices.
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5592.  Food and Drug Law I (103)  crn: 9956 
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Mondays:  STARTS Feb 17 (Presidents’ Day), 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, Apr 14, 21, 28 (proctored, in-class exam).  Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, May 5.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Apr 28.
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).  
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5622.  Unit Operations (101) crn:  20664
This course includes two required workshops to Emerson Resources, where students will practice milling, mixing, tableting and coating. Please reserve all listed dates. Emerson Resources is located at 600 Markley St, #1, Norristown, PA  19401.
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 25, Feb 8, 22, Mar 8 (required workshop), 22 (required workshop), Apr 5, April 12 (final exam).  Required all-day workshops to Emerson: Mar 8 and 22. Proctored, in-class exam:  Apr 12. Make-up, if needed, Apr 26. 
Faculty:  W. McVay
Prerequisite:  Strong science background, including a BS in pharmacy, chemistry, biology, or engineering and familiarity with chemistry, biology, and physics.  Students should also have a basic understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.
Required text:  Pharmaceutical Process Engineering, Hickey and Ganderton, (ISBN: 0-8247-0298-0).
Supplemental text:  Pharmaceutical Process Design and Management, K. McCormick, W. McVay, Gower Publishing Ltd, 2012 [ISBN: 978-1-4094-2711-7 (hardback) or 978-1-4094-2712-4 (electronic version)]. Available at ashgate.com/Business (left menu)/Pharmaceutical (right menu).

5627. Statistical Design of Experiments (DOE) (101) crn: 12422
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturdays: March 8, 22, Apr 5, 12, Apr 26. Meets five times. Proctored midterm: Apr 5th.
Faculty: R. Snee
Required text: Design and Analysis of Experiments, Douglas C. Montgomery, 2012, 8th ed, (ISBN: 9781118214718).

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The following courses are from the non-thesis Pharmaceutics program and require a very strong science background.  This consists of a minimum of 2 years of general chemistry, including organic and one analytical chemistry course.  Students must fax their resume to 267.468.8565 for written permission to register.

8006.  Physical Pharmacy (101)  crn: 23271
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesdays:  Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22 (proctored, in-class exam with 4 hour time limit).  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Apr 29 or May 6.  Proctored, in-class exam:  April 22 (6:00 pm - 10:00 pm).  No class Mar 4.
This is a hybrid course, with in-class lectures supplemented with recordings posted on Blackboard.
Faculty:  D. Lebo
Required text:  Martin’s Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, J. Sinko, Lippincoot Williams & Wilkins, 6th ed, (ISBN:  9780781850271).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 485.

8007.  Applied Biopharmaceutics (101) crn:  7327
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mondays:  Jan 27, Feb 10,  17 (Presidents' Day), 24 (in-class, proctored exam),  Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21 (in-class, proctored exam).   Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 28 or May 5.  Proctored, in-class exams: Feb 24 and Apr 21. Feb 3 class missed due to snow storm.
Faculty:  R. Fassihi
No required text.
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 410.

 

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