Pharmaceutical market and Regulatory aspects of health products

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
CHIM/09
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide knowledge on the characteristics, trends and economic aspects that govern the market for pharmaceutical products, with particular reference to that of generics. Another educational objective of the course is to introduce national and European rules concerning production, placing on the market and distribution of health products, such as cosmetics, food supplements or food for specific groups.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will have a comprehensive view of the main economic and regulatory aspects of drug, cosmetic and health products for their management both in industry and in pharmacy.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of statistics and data representation; knowledge of the pharmaceutical and pharmacological glossary and of the main types of medicinal and health products on the market.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Learning assessment is based on oral examination for both parts of the course. Each exam is divided into 1-2 questions and the final mark is calculated as the average of the two.
Pharmaceutical market
Course syllabus
The pharmaceutical market
Principles of marketing
The role of marketing in pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies
Marketing Authorization of Generics
Patent issues
Bioequivalence / Interchangeability
Substitution in pharmacies and pharmacists' responsibilities
"Liste di Trasparenza"
Teaching methods
lessons
Teaching Resources
Slides of the lessons provided by the teacher in class
Regulatory aspects of health products
Course syllabus
Regulatory aspects of foods with particular reference to: regulations concerning nutrition and health claims on food products and novel food products/ingredients; the legislation of foodstuffs for particular nutritional uses; food supplements including botanical substances. EU regulation of cosmetics.
Teaching methods
lessons
Teaching Resources
Slides of the lessons provided by the teacher in class
Pharmaceutical market
CHIM/09 - PHARMACEUTICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF CHEMISTRY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Gazzaniga Andrea
Regulatory aspects of health products
CHIM/09 - PHARMACEUTICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF CHEMISTRY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours