Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Graduate Program of Temple University School of Pharmacy

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Summer 2018 Schedule for the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Graduate Program (updated July 8, 2018)

On-Campus Courses Only listed numerically by Number


Check class dates carefully. Students who cannot make the scheduled exam date will be charged a $20.00 fee for an initial makeup exam. The second time the fee increases to $30. Subsequently, the fee increases to $50.00 per exam. For more on this policy, click here.

TWO COURSES STARTING IN JULY - Still time to register!

 

ON-CAMPUS COURSE Starting July 14

5579.  Legal and Regulatory Basis of Pharmacovigilance (111) crn:  5946
Hands-on experience with Argus Oracle will be included.
Suggested Prerequisite: One Pharmacovigilance course:  Either (5571) or  (5538) or (5508) or (5578). 
Meets 3 weekends (Saturday and Sunday):
9:30 am – 5:00 pm Sat (1/2 hour lunch): July 14, 28 & Aug 4.
9:30 am – 3:00 pm Sun (1/2 hour lunch): July 15, 29 & Aug 5 (meets until 5:30 pm on Aug 5 only).
In-class, proctored exam: Aug 5 (Sunday), between 3:30 - 5:30 pm.

Make-up date, if needed: Saturday, Aug 11.
Faculty:  S. Thapar
No required text.

ONLINE COURSE Starting July 12

5601.  Industry Interactions with FDA and Health Authorities (990) crn: 7880 Expectations of Online Students. You must use the Registration Form for Online Courses for this class.
This course will use Software Secure online proctoring. Students are responsible for paying a $15.00 fee directly to Software Secure via credit card at the start of the proctored exam.
Special note:  this intensive class consists of 7 live online meetings and 5 recorded lectures.  Students must be willing to watch recordings between class meetings.
Live meetings: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursdays - July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23.
Proctored final exam: Aug 23 (using Software Secure).
Make-ups, if needed, Aug 30.
Students are responsible for watching recorded lectures before the next class meeting: 
Recording #1: Watch before July 19
Recording #2: Watch before July 26
Recording #3: Watch before Aug2
Recording #4: Watch before Aug 9
Recording #5: Watch before Aug 16
Faculty: A. Traettino
No required text.
Not open to students who have completed Pharmaceutics 601.

 

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5458.  The Global Biopharmaceutical Industry (111) crn: 7685
Note:  this course may be completed either on-campus at Fort Washington or online through Adobe Connect.  Due to visa requirements, full-time international students must take this course in an on-campus format.
Prerequisite:  Drug Development (5459)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Thursdays:  May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5 (recording), 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9. Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Aug 16 or 23.
In-class, proctored exam:  July 12.
Faculty:  B. Berger
Required textThe Generic Challenge – Understanding Patents, FDA and Pharmaceutical Life-Cycle Management, Martine Voet, 4th edition.

5459. Drug Development (111) crn:  8578
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Thursdays:  May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2. Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Aug 9 or 16.
In-class, proctored exam:  June 28.
Faculty:  P. Sax
Required text:  Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Ng, 3rd ed, 2015 (ISBN-13:978-1118907276 or ISBN-10: 1118907272).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 459.

5477. Good Manufacturing Practices (111) crn:  884
9:00 am - 3:30 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  May 20, June 3, 10, 24, July 1 (field trip to Almac in Souderton, PA), 15.   Meets 6 times plus final exam including mandatory field trip to Almac (July 1).  Make-up, if needed, July 22.
In-class, proctored exam:  June 24.
Faculty:  T. Ely
No required text.
Not open to students who have completed Pharmaceutics 487.

5493.  Sterilization Processes: Manufacturing (111) crn: 8580 
Prerequisite:  strong science background.  This is an elective in the Pharmaceutics program.
Note:  this course may be completed either on-campus at Fort Washington or online through Adobe Connect.  Due to visa requirements, full-time international students must take this course in an on-campus format.
This course will use Software Secure online proctoring. Students are responsible for paying a $15.00 fee directly to Software Secure via credit card at the start of the proctored exam. 
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mondays:  May 21, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13.  No class May 28 (Memorial Day).   Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Aug 20 or 27.
Proctored exam:  Aug 6 (Software Secure).
Faculty:  D. Casaburi
Required text: Validation of Pharmaceutical Processes, Agalloco and Carleton, 3rd edition (ISBN-13:9780849370557 or ISBN-10: 0849370558).
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 493.

5495.  IND/NDA Submissions (111) crn: 7670
Prerequisite: Drug Development (5459) or Food and Drug Law (5592).
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  May 19, June 2, 9, 23, July 14, 21.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  No class June 30.  Make-up, if needed, July 28.
In-class, proctored exam:  June 23.
Faculty:  P. Smith
Required text:  New Drug Development:  A Regulatory Overview, Mathieu, 8th edition, (ISGN: 1-882615-85-9).
Not open to students who have completed Pharmaceutics 495.

5508.  Good Pharmacovigilance Operations (111) crn:  8585
Note:  this course may be completed either on-campus at Fort Washington or online through Adobe Connect.  Due to visa requirements, full-time international students must take this course in an on-campus format.
Note: This course will use Software Secure online proctoring.  Students are responsible for paying a $15.00 fee directly to Software Secure via credit card at the start of the proctored exam.
Prerequisite: Drug Development (5459).
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursdays:  May 24, 31, June 7, 14 (recording), 21, 28, July 5 (recording), 12, 19, 26, Aug 2 (recording), 9. Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Aug 16 or 23.
Proctored exam:  June 28 (Software Secure)
Faculty:  C. Wittrock
No required text.

5538.  Clinical Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance (111) crn: 7673
Hands-on experience with Argus Oracle will be included.
Meets 3 weekends (Saturday and Sunday):
8:30 am – 4:00 pm Sat (1/2 hour lunch): May 19, June 2 & 16.
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Sun (1/2 hour lunch): May 20, June 3 & 17.
Make-up date:  June 23 (Saturday)
In-class, proctored exam:  Sunday: June 17 or 24
Faculty:  S. Thapar
No required text.

5539.  Global Clinical Drug Development (111) crn: 8586
Prerequisite: two of the following courses: Drug Development (5459) or Good Clinical Practices (5536) or Food and Drug Law (5592) or Global Regulatory Affairs (5591).
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sundays (1 hour lunch):  June 3, 10, 24, July 1, 15.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, July 22.
In-class, proctored exams:  June 24 and July 15. 
Faculty:  L. Edwards
Required text:  Principles and Practices of Pharmaceutical Medicine, 3rd edition, (ISBN: 978-1-4051-9472-3).
Available on the Paley Library website for registered students: http://vv4kg5gr5v.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=VV4KG5GR5V&S=JCs&C=TC0000441153&T=marc
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 539.

5579.  Legal and Regulatory Basis of Pharmacovigilance (111) crn:  5946
Hands-on experience with Argus Oracle will be included.
Suggested Prerequisite: One Pharmacovigilance course:  Either (5571) or  (5538) or (5508) or (5578). 
Meets 3 weekends (Saturday and Sunday):
8:30 am – 4:00 pm Sat (1/2 hour lunch): July 14, 28 & Aug 4.
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Sun (1/2 hour lunch): July 15, 29 & Aug 5.
Make-up date:  Aug 11 (Saturday)
In-class, proctored exam:  Sunday: Aug 5 or 12.
Faculty:  S. Thapar
No required text.

5592.  Food and Drug Law (111) crn:  8587
8:30 am - 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch): May 19, June 2, 9, 23, 30, July 14. Meets 6 times plus final exam.
Make-up, if needed, July 21.
In-class, proctored exam:  June 23.
Faculty:   B. Berger
Required text: Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials, 4th ed, Hutt, et al, Foundation Press, (ISBN:  1609301757).  Make sure to purchase the 4th edition (and not earlier editions).
Recommended text:  Statutory Supplement, Hutt, West Academic Publishing, (ISBN: 9781634591904).  Note:  a 2012 edition or later of this text is acceptable.
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5592.  Food and Drug Law (112) crn:  8588
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tuesdays:  May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7.  Meets 10 times plus final exam. No class July 3.  Make-ups, if needed, Aug 14 or 21.
In-class, proctored exam:  June 19.
Faculty:  C. Hammes
Required text: Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition, Hutt, et al, Foundation Press, (ISBN:  1609301757).  Only purchase the 4th edition (not earlier editions).
Suggested text: Statutory Supplement, Hutt, West Academic Publishing, 2018, (ISBN: 978-1-63460-289-1).  Note: a 2014 or later edition is acceptable. Students may also download the supplement from the FDA website.
Assignment for first class:
Read pp 1 – 25 of Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials and be prepared to discuss. Download and bring the U.S. Constitution to the first class:  www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html
Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 592.

5601.  Industry Interactions with FDA and Health Authorities (990) crn: 7880
This course will use Software Secure online proctoring. Students are responsible for paying a $15.00 fee directly to Software Secure via credit card at the start of the proctored exam.
Special note:  this intensive class consists of 7 live online meetings and 5 recorded lectures.  Students must be willing to watch recordings between class meetings.
Live meetings: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursdays - July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16.
Proctored final exam: Aug 9 (using Software Secure).
Make-ups, if needed, Aug 23 or 30.
Students are responsible for watching recorded lectures before the next class meeting: 
Recording #1: Watch before July 12
Recording #2: Watch before July 19
Recording #3: Watch before July 26
Recording #4: Watch before Aug 2
Recording #5: Watch before Aug 9
Faculty: A. Traettino
No required text.
Not open to students who have completed Pharmaceutics 601.

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Temple University
Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RA and QA) Graduate Program
425 Commerce Drive, Suite 175
Ft. Washington, PA 19034

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Temple University School of Pharmacy
Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RA and QA) Graduate Program

425 Commerce Drive, Suite 175
Fort Washington, PA  19034-2713
Phone: 267.468.8560
E-Mail:
qara@temple.edu

 

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