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Sunscreens and Phototoxicity
Posted: May 16, 2007
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Teaching Methods: Course material is presented as online lectures delivered asynchronously with reading assignments in the current literature.
Assessment: There will be a mid-term exam, a comprehensive final exam and written assignment consisting of a 4-6 page paper on a topic related to the class to be selected by the student. Both exams will be open notes. Students will not be allowed to bring the course handouts or any books or journal articles but will be allowed to bring any notes they have prepared themselves.
1. Ethical standards: The Code of Ethics of the American Pharmaceutical Association will be in effect for all phases of this course. A candidate found in violation of this section will receive a score of zero (0%) for the work in question and will be reported to the Dean’s Office.
2. Grading: The last day to withdraw from the course will be consistent with University policy. Final grades for this course will be assigned in compliance with the grading policies published by the Office of the Registrar – Student Records.
3. Grading Scale:
90-100 = A
80-89 = B
70-79 = C
< 70 = F
Required Text: None
Course Topics and Instructors
Sunscreen Regulations: Wickett
Constitutive and Facultative Pigmentation: Wickett
Pigmentation Disorders: Ray Boissy
Sunscreen Chemistry and Physics: Wickett
Photaging Mechanisms: Wickett
Photoaging Treatments: Wickett
Sunscreen Formulation: Wickett
Photo Allergy Basics: Wickett
Photoallergy and Photoxicity Testing: Ward Billhimer
Skin Cancer: Wickett
Skin Lightening and Sunless Tans: Wickett