PHAR 223 Pharmaceutical Microbiology II Practical

In this course, students will become familiar with the types of equipment used for sterilization and
disinfection in formulation and manufacture of sterile pharmaceutical products. Students will acquire
hands-on practical experience with the formulation and preparation of the following sterile
pharmaceutical products: parenteral products, ophthalmic solutions, occulenta, (in single and multiple
dose forms); surgical dressings. Students will learn aseptic techniques applicable to the preparation of
thermolabile sterile products. Students will learn biochemical characteristics of micro-organisms;
perform antibiotic sensitivity tests and sterility testing protocols.