The Faculty provides all necessary tools for the students to freely access a wealth of drug information.
A remarkable milestone hosted by the Faculty is the Medicinal Plant Museum. The Museum contains more than two hundred medicinal plant species with a virtual specimen of the parts used. Each plant is labeled with its nomenclature, taxonomy, English common name, Latin binomial, plant family, Arabic name, main constituents, main pharmacological actions and common uses. The Museum also contains samples of herbal products as therapeutic agents, herbal teas and commercial natural drugs. Students studying Pharmacognosy, Toxic plants, Therapeutic Medicinal Plants, do benefit from the wealth of information presented in the Museum.
Modern computer labs equipped with 20 state-of-the-art devices with an Internet connection are available for the students. A modern Audio Visual lab well equipped with the most modern teaching aid technologies is also available to the faculty and students.
To strengthen ties with the pharmaceutical industry and to meet their demands for advanced basic research and clinical studies, The Pharmaceutical Research Center (PRC): was established on 11/5/2004, as an independent administrative unit supervised by and linked directly to the University President.
Just simulation pharmacy was established in 2007 by a grant from pharmacy 1 company, and started as drug information site to educate pharmacy student how to get reliable information from trusted references, then it was utilized as a training site for counseling and community pharmacy training, and now it is a site for training pharmacy D students research rotation. The pharmacy is fully equipped with computers and internet connection in addition to the softwares needed for research purposes.
In addition, the Faculty established a Drug Information office (DIO) to help faculty members, students, and the community to access a wide range and diverse knowledge on drugs. It was established by in 2013 and aims to publish drug and disease awareness in the community; employees and students. The office provides customers with educational information about diseases and how to deal with drugs by:
-Holding workshops with diverse topics
-Publishing scientific articles using the social media (DIO page on Facebook)
-Providing the service of answering any drug related question freely such as: scientific and generic name, how to use drug, dosage, adverse effects, drug - food interactions , drug use in pregnancy and lactation, interpretation of lab results and general information about diseases by telephone, replying to Facebook messages, or talking to patients who visit the office.
Two specialized clinical cases laboratories are used to teach two clinical cases courses including Ph447 (clinical case 1 for pharm D students) and Ph448 ( clinical case 1 for pharm D students). The clinical cases laboratories were established on September 2016. The labs are currently equipped with- internet connected- sixty computers (thirty computer in each lab), distributed in groups of four computers each. Each computer is assigned for one student in the 4 students group, so that learning process would be well-organized, efficient, and interactive (within the same group, with instructor and with other groups in the lab). Available online resources include dynamed, uptodate, lexicomp online are effectively being used in the teaching process.
Patient Counseling Office (PCO) for training and providing medical information is considered the first of its kind in all hospitals and health care facilities in Jordan. The idea of PCO has been practiced for four years in King Abdullah University Hospital (KAUH), and it was officially established in the begining of November 2016. It is considered an essential part of clinical pharmacy department at KAUH, where qualified clinical pharmacists provide patient counseling and training to Pharmacy Doctor Students of Pharmacy College at Jordan University of Science and Technology.
PCO basically aims to increase awareness for patients who attend out-patient clinics at KAUH, and to provide full verbal and written pharmaceutical information regarding their medications and medical conditions. Clinical pharmacists check prescriptions and make sure that all dispensed medications, regimens, and dosage forms are compatible with the patient's medical condition. PCO also investigates drug related problems and dispensing errors, and attempts to provide clinical recommendations to physicians and out-patient pharmacy in order to correct them.
The following table lists the teaching & research laboratories at our Faculty:
|Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry Teaching Lab
|Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry Teaching Lab
|Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Teaching Lab
|Instrunmental Analysis and Quality Control Teaching Lab
|Medicinal Chemistry Research Lab
|Medicinal and Natural Product Chemistry Research Lab
|Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Research Lab
|Instrumental Analysis Research Lab
|Pharmacy Practice Lab 1
|Pharmacy Practice Lab II
|Pharmacy Practice Lab III
|Pharmacy Practice Lab IV
|Pharmaceutical Microbiology Lab
|Pharmaceutical Technology Research Lab
|Pharmaceutical Microbiology Research Lab
|Pharmaceutical Research Lab I
|Pharmaceutical Research Lab II
|Clinical Biochemistry Research Lab
|Clinical Pharmacology Research Lab
|Drug Information Office||P2 L-2|
|Patient Counseling Office||KAUH- Outpatient pharmacy|
|Clinical Cases lab 1,2||P1 L0|
|JUST Simulation Pharmacy||P2 L-2|