84927 - Pharmaceutical Legislation and Pharmacoeconomics

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Pharmacy (cod. 9219)

    Also valid for Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Pharmacy (cod. 5985)

Course contents

Notes on supranational law. The Italian National Health Service: current structure on the three different levels (central, regional and local). Role and Responsibility of Pharmacist. Code of Ethics for Pharmacists.

Structure of the pharmaceutical service. Pharmacies.

Regulation of medicinal products for human use. European Medicines Agency (EMA), Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Advertising of medicinal products for human use. Wholesale distribution of medicinal products for human use.

Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulation.

National and European rules concerning distribution of health products, such as cosmetics, food supplements or food for specific groups.


M. Cini, P. Rampinelli. Principi di Legislazione Farmaceutica, Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2019.

P. Minghetti. Legislazione farmaceutica X Ed., CEA, 2021

G.Barberini, L. Casettari. Legislazione farmaceutica nella pratica professionale. Piccin, 2021


Slides presented in class are not a substitute for the reference texts

Teaching methods

Theorical lessons

Assessment methods

Oral examination.

Teaching tools

The theoretical lessons will be held by using slides.

Office hours

See the website of Teresa Cerchiara


Good health and well-being

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.