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Covers the pathophysiology, clinical presentations, pharmacotherapy (pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics, drug/drug interactions, dosage calculations, adverse effects, treatment algorithm, goals of therapy & patient education) of: 1) CVS disorders 2) Endocrine disorders 3) Gastroenterology disorders. Teaching will be conducted through lecturing, case discussions, and assignments
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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Covers the pathophysiology, clinical presentations, pharmacotherapy (pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics, drug/drug interactions, dosage calculations, adverse effects, treatment algorithm, goals of therapy & patient education) of: 1) Infectious diseases 2) Neurology disorders 3) Oncology/Hematology disorders 4) Respiratory disorders 5) Renal disorders 6) Dermatovenerology. Teaching will be conducted through lecturing, case discussions, and assignments.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course offers introduction into the basic skills, including interpretation of clinical laboratory tests, case notes, observation charts. Principles of pharmaceutical care (creating patient database, drug therapy problem assessment, pharmacotherapy plan, patient monitoring). Communication skills: patient counseling, interview techniques, presentation & teaching skills, concepts & practice of drug information.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course includes introduction to mathematical techniques required for the treatment of pharmacokinetic modeling. Additionally, application of pharmacokinetic principles to clinical practice and its relevance to the rational design of individualized drug dosage regimens in the total clinical context, taking into account such special problems as hepatic and renal functional impairment, other effects of disease, immaturity of drug metabolizing enzymes, and drug interactions.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course introduces thestudents to thefundamentals of research including measurement, reliability, validity, ethical concerns, clinical research design; data analysis and presentation
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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Covers the pathophysiology, clinical presentations, pharmacotherapy (pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics, drug/drug interactions, dosage calculations, adverse effects, treatment algorithm, goals of therapy & patient education) of: Rheumatology/Immunology disorders, Neurology disorders, Women’s health, Gastrointestinal, and Psychiatric disorders. Teaching will be conducted through lecturing, case discussions, and assignments.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course aims to cover the advanced topics in clinical biochemistry e.g. endocrinology, clinical chemistry in pregnancy, clinical chemistry of the extremes of age and tumor markers.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course introduces pharmacist to the concepts and analytical foundation underlying Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. Course content will focus on: concepts of evidence-based Pharmacy Practice; and the structure and evaluation of clinical research proposals and reports. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to critically evaluate the medical literature for use in clinical decision making.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course introduces the students to the background knowledge about the most common drugs of abuse and the medical complications associated with their misuse/abuse. Also it aims to provide knowledge and clarify terminology associated with drug use. In addition knowledge about transmission, treatment and prophylaxis of diseases to which drug users can be susceptible will be provided. Finally an overview of the most common treatment methods and services offered to drug dependents in the world and in Jordan will be discussed.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course is designed in order to introduce the applications of PharmacoEconomics’ principles & cost-effectiveness methodologies into clinical aspects of health technology programs and the applications of marketing strategies into medicines. This will include Budget Impact Analysis, best recourse allocation aspects and health economics modeling simulations as well as how to link marketing pharmaceutical services with patient/physician behavior as a consumer.
2.MasterBiopharmaceutics and Clinical PharmacyMSC. Clinical Pharmacy
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This course includes advances in microencapsulation, cyclodextrin complexes, coating, sustained parenterals, oral drug limitations and their solutions, transdermal and microemulsions.
2.MasterPharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical TechnologyMSC. Science in Pharmacy
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This course includes the physicochemical properties for drugs as molecules and in their preparations, that affect the stability and the bioavailability of drugs, which determine the approach to be taken in the preformulation and further development stages. The course includes surface and interface properties like surface and interfacial tension, electrical properties. The course also includes, among other related topics, surfactant systems, colloidal dispersions and phase equilibria.
2.MasterPharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical TechnologyMSC. Science in Pharmacy
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The course includes studies on the microbiological quality assurance where the students will study how to handle pharmaceutical preparation samples and will be familiar with the conventional and rapid microbiological methods used for identification of bacteria and fungi. They will also study how to evaluate different sterilizing processes. During the course, students will be exposed to the effect of the material and design of the container and closures on the activity and stability of pharmaceutical preparation, with special emphasis on microbiological point of view. They will also be familiar with modern biotechnology in production of substances from microorganisms such as antibiotic and insulin. A section on the genetic and biochemical basics of resistance of microorganisms to biocides is included.
2.MasterPharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical TechnologyMSC. Science in Pharmacy
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This course includes advanced cosmetic formulations for skin, hair, nail and dental products. New active materials and excipients, efficacy testing of cosmetics. It also includes legislation and safety regulations for cosmetics, stability testing and perfume manufacturing.
2.MasterPharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical TechnologyMSC. Science in Pharmacy
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This course includes drug formation and targeting of active materials to the brain and colon. It also includes drug-polymer conjugates, liposomes, niosomes, polymer micelles and liquid crystals. The use of inhibitory agents to over come the enzymatic barrier to preorally administered therapeutic peptides and proteins are discussed.
2.MasterPharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical TechnologyMSC. Science in Pharmacy
  
Detailed elaboration of recent synthetic literature examples, including retro-synthetic planning, chemical reactions, conditions, reagents and mechanism. of reactions.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Detailed discussions of various aspects of computer aided drug discovery techniques including: molecular modeling using molecular mechanics, quantum mechanics, semi-empirical quantum mechanics, and molecular dynamics. Furthermore, different conformation search methodologies will be also considered such as systemic searches, Monte Carlo techniques, and Genetic Algorithm. Furthermore, ligand-based and receptor-based drug discovery methodologies will be covered. Ligand-based methods include various QSAR techniques (such as, classical, COMFA, COMSIA, 3D-QSAR, and COMMA) and pharmacophor-based searches. On the other hand, receptor-based methods include various de novo ligand building approaches. The discussion will cover the relevant software with some hands-on experiences.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Theories of spectroscopic transitions and their applications in structural elucidation and quantitative analyses. Topics include infrared, Raman, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Advanced application of these techniques in structural elucidation will be given great focusing.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Measurement of the effects of drugs on isolated tissues and cells and their use in the study of drug / receptor interactions and drug toxicity, and analytical techniques in the measurement of drug absorption and metabolism. Conducting simple experiments on in vitro preparations and present their findings in a written account, which includes details of the background of the experiment (introduction), methods, results and discussion.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Concept of introducing useful agents through the manipulation of biosystems and its associated fields to Pharmacy students. Advanced concepts and application of biotechnology and its techniques. Topics involved deal with cloning, recombinant DNA (rDNA), Genetic engineering and protein production, tissue culture (plants and animals). Moreover, many techniques related to DNA will be discussed such as isolation and purification, gene splicing, enzyme systems, types of mutation and techniques related to DNA hybridization and mutation detection, Finger printing, polymerase Chain Reaction PCR, Enzyme linked immuno sorbent assay ELISA, Capillary electrophoresis CE, mutation detection methods and its correction, the management and treatment of DNA errors, and Gene therapy. DNA as a receptor and target for drug action as part of Drug Discovery will be covered.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Selected plants which form bases for some medicinal product discovery, or synthetic. Some families and species from different natural sources as a lead for drug discovery. Further elaboration will deal with the biosynthesis of these natural agents and the stress mechanism that leads to their existence such as environment, chemical treatment, and climate. Marine animals and plants as new and rich sources for medical agents will be covered.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
The course covers the most common tests used in inferential statistics, particularly T-test and ANOVA, including training examples on appropriate software (e.g. MINITAB). Moreover, the course introduces the multivariate analyses as the most powerful tool in chemometrics, The course will deal in brief with different search methodologies implemented in pattern recognition problems such as Genetic Algorithm, Monti Carlo search, systematic search and stepwise regression analysis. Appropriate training examples will be discussed by using appropriate software (e.g. MATLAB, SIMCA-P).
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
This course will provide the students with the theoretical and practical research skills needed for their research program. The academic staff members will transfer their research experience skills to the students with practical examples of actual research cases. Research skills include text books and encyclopaedias readings, literature analysis and retrieval methodologies and tools focusing on electronic data bases such as scopus, pubmed, scifinder, elsiver, web of knowledge, science citation index, etc.  Students will be also provided with all the necessary information to understand the ideality of research problem solving and literature gaps applying all these techniques. The course shall also include academic skills required for proposal writing specially those needed for projects and research grants. Other essential writing skills offered are oral presenters, poster preparations, article and review writing. The practical part shall expose the students to the experience of transformation of raw data into scientific form such as dissertation, abstract, short paper and full manuscript, with real examples related to different fields of pharmaceutical research.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Detailed in-depth discussions covering various aspects of combinatorial chemistry such as, solid supports, linker moieties, protective groups, cleavage conditions. Furthermore, collective review of classical, as well as, recently introduced chemical transformations that applied in combinatorial synthesis combined with some recent relevant examples. Concise discussions of the physical and chemical methods utilized in the characterization and follow up of reaction progress on the solid supports. Some attention will be directed towards library design methodologies including focused and diverse designs. In depth discussion will be focused on recent advances in the area of high throughput bioassay technologies utilized to screen combinatorial libraries.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Study of organism proteins and their role in organism’s structure, growth, health, disease (and/or the organism’s resistance to disease, etc.). Those roles are predominantly due to each protein molecule’s tertiary structure/conformation, therefore, the effect of drugs on 3D structure will be discussed as part of Drug Discovery Sciences. Some methods utilized to determine which impact results from which protein, such as: chemical genetics, to compare two same-species organisms, gene expression analysis, to determine the protein(s) produced when a given gene is “switched on”, by measuring fluorescence of individual messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules when that mRNA hypridizes. Gene expression analysis, to determine impact when a given gene is “knocked out”/”turned off” and protein interaction analysis, to determine if a newly-discovered protein molecule interacts with a protein molecule whose function is already known. In silico biology (modeling), to compare computer-predicted events with actual or in vitro outcomes will be covered.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Theoretical aspects of various methods used in the quantitative determination of ligand-receptor affinities (traditional methods such as radio-immuno assay, and more recent methodologies such as Capillary Electrophoresis, Enzyme-linked immuno-sorbent assay (ELISA), and Plasmone Surface Resonance techniques (PSR). Future plans include hands-on experience on the respective instruments, however, upon their acquisition.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Detailed discussions of the recent developments in carcinogensis and anticancer chemotherapy. The involvement of various cell signaling routes. Such as receptor and non-receptor tyrosine kinases, ras-raf system, MAPK and phospohoinositol 3 kinase, etc…,the involvement of other cellular targets in the carcinogensis, such as topoisomerases, tubulin polymerization, telomerases, MDR factors, and the involvement of extracellular factors in carcinogenesis, such angiogenic factors, cytokines and related others. Examples on the development of recently introduced anticancer agents may be discussed.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Discussion regarding the recent advances in psychotropic, stimulants, depressants, analgesics, analeptics, and psychedelics, as well as, some recently identified characterized receptor macromolecules involved in the normal and abnormal functioning of the central nervous system, such as, opiate receptors, histamine receptors, serotonin receptors, serotonin reuptake receptors, adrenergic receptors and reuptake mechanisms and dopamine receptors. Other recently introduced relevant subjects will be adequately discussed.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Discussions related to recent advances in broncho-modulators, such as broncho-smooth muscle contractors and relaxants, anti-asthmatic drugs, related inflammatory endogenous compounds (bradykinines, prostaglandines). Furthermore, medicinal compounds related to the management of peptic and duodenal ulcers including histamine receptor (Peptic acid secretion) inhibitors. Other topics related to spasmolytics, anticholinergic agents, locally acting dopamine antagonists. Recently isolated and characterized receptors and endogenous mediators related to the GIT and respiratory tract will be also discussed.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  
Recent advances in the areas of steroidal and non-steroidal anti inflammatory agents, including issues such as selective cox2 inhibition, eicosanoids, prostalagndins, thromboxans, cyokines, and leukotrienes and their respective inhibitors. Furthermore, focus will be also directed towards steroidal anti-inflammatories including their intriguing SAR properties. Moreover, recent advances in antiallergenic anti-histamines and various histamine receptors will also be coverd.
3.DoctoratePharmaceutical SciencesPHD. pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
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