While developing the much-needed scientific background of students, the Department of Clinical Pharmacy emphasizes developing student's clinical skills.
Through their courses in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Pharm D students will be able to acquire the clinical skills needed to assume the role of clinical pharmacists. Pharmacy students, on the other hand, will learn necessary clinical information needed to manage common clinical cases, in out-patient, hospital and in community pharmacy.
Pharm D Program Outcomes (POs ):
A. Students are exposed to different principles of pharmacotherapy of different diseases that afflict patients.
B. Students are given the chance of practical training in hospitals over 12 months, during which they have 10 clinical rotations in 10 different hospital departments including the drug information center
C. Students are given the chance of practical training in community pharmacies for 8 consecutive weeks during which they get an idea of the different generics of medications available in the market
D. During their first five years of study, the students receive theoretical knowledge through taking courses offered by three pharmacy departments in topics related to pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, drug delivery, pharmaceutics, and pharmacokinetics among others
E. Students are given courses related to pharmaceutical practice and ethics related to pharmacy profession
F. Communications skills are taught to students and enforced during their training in hospitals and community pharmacies
G. Volunteering in providing free pharmaceutical services to local community is encouraged which motivates communication skills of students