Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300003552015RADIOPHARMACYCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of radiopharmacy lecture is to provide students to learn basic concepts about radiation and radiopharmaceuticals and get information about preparation, storing, quality control, use radiopharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine application, effects of radiation, radioprotection and radiopharmaceuticals-drug interactions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Derya İlem Özdemir Doç. Dr. Evren Atlıhan Gündoğdu
Learning Outcomes
1Having information about basic concepts of radiopharmaceuticals and radiopharmacy.
2Appyling the basic knowledge that gained from pharmacy education to radiopharmacy.
3Ability to classify radiopharmaceuticals by the purpose of use in nuclear medicine, localisation mechanisms and dosage forms.
4Discrimination the differences between radiochemicals and radiopharmaceuticals.
5 Learning the basic concepts about radionuclide production and radiation, understaind the structures of radiopharmaceuticals.
6Analyzing radiopharmaceuticals by their purpose of use.
7Learning the basic concepts about radiation and radioprotection.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Radiopharmaceuticals, preparation of radiopharmaceuticals, storage, quality control, nuclear medicine application, drug-radiopharmaceutical interactions, radiation effect, radioprotection, radiation sterilization, theranostics, radiolabeling methods.
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Recommended or Required Reading
1. Saha G.B., “Radiopharmaceuticals and Methods of Radiolabeling” Fundamentals of Nuclear Pharmacy, Springer Verlag, New York, 80-108 (1992). 2. Theobad A.E., “Quality Control of Radiopharmaceuticals” Textbook of Radiopharmacy Theory and Practice, Ed.: C.B. Sampson, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Amsterdam, 145-185 (1999). 3. Demir M., “Radyofarmasötikler ve Radyonüklidler” Nükleer Tıp Fiziği Ders Kitabı, İsyanbul Üniversitesi Rektörlük Yayınları, İstanbul, 155-196 (2000). 4. Jost R.C., “Metabolic Fate of Radiopharmaceuticals” Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Science, Eds.: W.B. Hladik, G.B. Saha, K.T. Study, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 44-50 (1987). 5. Millar A.M., “Quality Assurance of Radiopharmaceuticals” Radiopharmaceuticals Using Radioactive Compounds in Pharmaceuticals and Medicine, Ed: A. Theobald, Ellis Horwood Limited, West Sussex, 83-102 (1989). 6. Kowalsky R., Perry J.R., “Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Medicine: An Overview” Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Medicine Practice, Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, 1-12 (1987). 7. Chilton H.M., Witcofski R.L., “ The 99Mo-99mTc Radionuclide Generator” Nuclear Pharmacy: An Introduction to the Clinical Application of Radiopharmaceuticals, Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 54-61 (1986). 8. Keeling D.H., “Advers Reactions and Untoward Events with the use of Radiopharmaceuticals” Textbook of Radiopharmacy Theory and Practice, Ed.: C.B. Sampson, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Amsterdam, 431-446 (1999). 9. Saha G.B., “Advers Reaktions to Radiopharmaceuticals” Fundamentals of Nuclear Pharmacy, Springer Verlag, New York, 298-300 (1992). 10. Sampson C.B., Hesslewood S.R., “Advers reactions to and drug incompatibilities with radiopharmaceuticals” Radiopharmaceuticals Using Radioactive Compounds in Pharmaceuticals and Medicine, Ed: A. Theobald, Ellis Horwood Limited, West Sussex, 132-151 (1989).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination21020
Individual Study for Final Examination31030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)108
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