Participants will have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art equipment including:
- Micromeritics Surface area analyzer, Particle size analyzer, Density analyzer, Particle Insight
Surface Measurement Systems DVS Intrinsic Moisture Sorption Analyzer
Vector High Shear Mixer
Mendel Fluid Bed Processor
Piccola Bench-Top Press
Vector TFC Labo Roller Compactor
Glatt Fluid bed dryer/coater
Vector pan coating coater
Sotax Disintegration Tester
pION Rainbow Dynamic Dissolution Monitor System
Distek USP Dissolution equipment
Hanson SR8 Dissolution Test Station
Thermo Scientific Genesys TM 6 UV Spectrophotometer
- Retsch Ball-Milling/particle grinding equipment
- Thermo Fisher Hot Melt Extruders
- Sotax Disintegration Tester, Friability Tester, Flowability Tester, Hardness Tester and Tap Density Tester
Fee and Enrollment
The course fee is $3,000 and includes tuition, lab coats, laboratory supplies, daily refreshments, lunch, and a reception. Pre-registration for the course is highly recommended. Mail or fax the completed form to the Course Registrar.
Registration cancelled more than 30 days before the start of the course will be subject to a cancellation fee of $1,000, and the balance will be refunded. There will be no refund of fees if registration is cancelled 30 days or less before the start of the course. Substitution of another person from your company will be accepted.
To provide an informal atmosphere and allow for individualized instruction, enrollment is limited. Registrations received after the maximum enrollment is reached will be offered priority in the next scheduled course or the entire enrollment fee will be returned.
The course will be held on the campus of the University of Mississippi, which is located one mile from downtown Oxford, Mississippi, and approximately 75 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. Participants should use the Memphis International Airport for air travel. Lectures will be held in the E.F. Yerby Conference Center and the laboratory program will be held in nearby Faser Hall on the University of Mississippi campus.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the conveniently located Inn at Ole Miss Hotel. The Inn at Ole Miss Hotel is located on campus at 120 Alumni Drive. Participants may contact the hotel by phone at (662) 234-2331 or (888) 486-7666 or by fax at (662) 236-4835. The group rate is $99 per night for standard accommodations, $119 for deluxe accommodations, and $159 for one-bedroom suites. Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Participants should ask for the Tablet Technology for Pharmacy Professionals Group room block when registering. Reservations by attendees must be received on or before February 16, 2014, to receive the special room block rate. These rates are valid for the 2014 courses.
Please call Barbara Thompson, Course Coordinator and Registrar at (662) 915-5811 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you need special accommodations such as dietary, sight, hearing, or access at this course.
Persons who plan to fly to the course should book their flights to and from Memphis (Tennessee) International Airport. The University will provide a shuttle service for course participants who arrive at the Memphis International Airport (approximately 75 miles or 1 hour and 15 minutes drive). The cost of the shuttle is $135 round trip or $85 one-way. Shuttle reservations must be made and paid for in advance of travel by check (made payable to the University of Mississippi) or by Visa or MasterCard. If you would like to use the shuttle service, please contact Drew Pruitt, Project Administrator at 662-915-5132 or email: email@example.com. Shuttles will be confirmed via e-mail. Please meet your shuttle driver inside the airport and nearby Baggage Claim, Area B escalator. (AMTRAK shuttle cost is $135 round trip or $85 one-way.)
Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Training Laboratories: Tablet Technology