Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Controlled Drug Release Systems BMM410 8 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. MUHAMMET UZUNTARLA
Instructors
Goals Controlled drug transport systems, definition, importance, advantages, disadvantages, and general information
Contents Polymers used in these systems, structure, physical and chemical properties. Controlled drug release systems, and the kinetics of drug release mechanisms
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 learn mechanisms and kinetics of controlled release drug delivery systems
2 learn polymers of controlled delivery systems, structure, physical and chemical properties
3 learn types of systems and processes for the preparation and application of controlled-release forms
4 learn the ways of the application of controlled release systems
5 learn definition and purpose of controlled release systems

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Theoretical and interactive narrative
Assessment Methods Midterm, the final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The introduction and importance of controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
2 The purpose of controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
3 Advantages and disadvantages of controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
4 Application paths of controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
5 Methods for preparing controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
6 Methods for preparing controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
7 types of Controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
8 Midterm Read on the subject.
9 Polymers used in controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
10 Structures of polymers used in controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
11 Physical properties of the polymers used in controlled transport systems, Read on the subject.
12 Chemical properties of the polymers used in controlled transport systems, Read on the subject.
13 drug release mechanisms of Controlled transport systems Read on the subject.
14 drug release kinetics of Controlled transport systems Read on the subject.



Sources
Textbook J. Siepmann, R.A. Siegel, M.J. Rathbone, Fundamentals and applications of controlled release drug delivery,Springer,New York,2012
Additional Resources J. Siepmann, R.A. Siegel, M.J. Rathbone, Fundamentals and applications of controlled release drug delivery,Springer,New York,2012



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has principal knowledge about Math, Science and Engineering subjects related to their own branches. x
2 Uses Math, Science and theoretical and practical knowledge of their own areas to find solutions for current engineering problems. x
3 Identifies, formulates and solves engineering problems, for that purpose, selects and applies appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyzes a system, a component, or a process, designs under realistic constraints to meet the desired requirements; implements the methods of modern design accordingly. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and performs experiments, collects data, analyzes and interprets the results. Finds solutions to problems in the fields of medicine and biology using engineering techniques. x
7 Works effectively as an individual and multidisciplinary teams. x
8 Collects information and does research of resources for this purpose, uses databases and other information resources. x
9 Is aware of necessity of lifelong learning; monitors developments in science and technology and continuously renews himself/herself. x
10 Uses informatics and communication technology with computer software that is minimum required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level. x
11 Communicates effectively verbal and written, uses at least one foreign language at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Is aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, Is aware of entrepreneurship and innovation and has knowledge of contemporary issues. x
13 Has principal knowledge about professional and ethical responsibility. x
14 Holds awareness about project management, workplace practices, employee health, environmental and occupational safety; and about the legal implications of engineering applications. x
15 Trains individuals to be preferred in biomedical industry by national and international institutions and have the qualification of hardware. x
16 Provides training and consulting services to improve the quality and reliability in the use of technology in hospitals in the field of clinical engineering. x
17 Provides consulting and technical support services to hospitals, health organizations and medical technology manufacturers/sellers. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 6 2 12
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Work Load (h) 165
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.5
ECTS Credit of the Course 6