Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300005672015PHYTOPHARMACY AND PHYTOPHARMACEUTICALSElective593
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
To provide the knowledge and experience about phytopharmacy applications and legal regulations of phytopharmaceuticals
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hüsniye Kayalar, Prof. Dr. G. İrem Kaya, Prof. Dr. Nehir Somer, Prof. Dr. Bijen Kıvçak, Doç. Dr. Tuğçe Fafal, Doç. Dr. Buket Bozkurt
Learning Outcomes
1Acquiring knowledge and experience about products, legislation and applications within phytopharmacy and phytopharmaceuticals
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
Definition and general terms of phytopharmacy, phytopharmacy applications and legislation, herb-drug interactions, Phytopharmaceuticals in Turkish Pharmacies, allergyic reactions caused by phytopharmaceuticals, phytopharmaceuticals used in lactation and pregnancy period, gastrointestinal system complications and geriatric population.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Phytopharmacy introduction, general terms, EUS
2 Legislation and regulations, GBTÜ, GETAT
3Quality control and standardisation
4General formulations (definition and preparation of decoction, infusion, maceration, percolation, plant juice, syrup, tincture, extract and herbal capsule, tablet, ointment, cream, oily macerations)
5Definition of Pharmacopoeia, Monograph and sample monographs of WHO, ESCOP, EMA, HMPS.
6Nutraceuticals
7Phytotherapeutics for gastrointestinal system I
8Phytotherapeutics for gastrointestinal system
9Midterm exam
10Phytotherapeutics used in geriatric population
11Phytopharmaceuticals used in Pregnancy and Lactation Period
12Phytopharmaceuticals used in allergic reactions that may cause an allergic reactions
13Samples of phytopharmaceuicals that may cause plant-drug interactions
14Phytopharmaceuticals in pharmacies in Turkey
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Phytopharmacy: An Evidence-Based Guide to Herbal Medicinal Products (Sarah E. Edwards, Elizabeth M Williamson, Ines da Costa Rocha, Michael Heinrich), Turkish Pharmacopoeia 2017, WHO monographs, ESCOP monographs, Comission E monographs, HMPS monografları, FFD monographs (ed. Ömür Demirezer, Ersöz T, Saraçoğlu İ, Şener B.), The Natural Pharmacy, (ed. Alan R. Gaby), Lecture notes of Phytotherapy and herbal drugs lesson from Ege University Faculty of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacognosy, Pocket Guide to Herbal Medicine (ed. Karin Kraft, Christopher Hobbs)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination140
Report Presentation160
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Project Preparation14040
Project Presentation122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)84
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