Doctor of Pharmacy
The Postgraduate Doctor of Pharmacy pathway is a professional program offered to licensed pharmacists with an accredited baccalaureate degree in pharmacy who wish to earn a higher degree relevant to clinical practice. The program is designed and developed to satisfy the needs of practicing pharmacists at health care centers within the country. The duration of the program is 2 years full time (or 4 years part time). The College of Medicine & Health Sciences has a high global rating and is accredited by the General Medical Council. It is listed and accepted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and recognized by American and Canadian Universities and Health Institutions.
- Interpersonal & Communication Skills.
- Health related research.
- Identifying and using appropriate source in health related information.
- Professionalism & ethics.
- Knowledge in clinical Pharmaceutical sciences.
- Patient education and care.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced pharmaceutical sciences, and the ability to acquire, manage and use current information for problem solving.
- Identify and use appropriate sources of information (e.g., patient, laboratory data, chart, electronic health record, profile, other health care professionals, etc.).
- Provide patient care and education.
- Work with other health care professionals to promote health and wellness in the community.
- Communicate effectively and establish and maintain rapport with patients.
- Exhibit a capacity for self-evaluation, moral reflection and ethical reasoning to form the basis for a self-directed, lifelong learning.
- Supervise drug distribution.
- Conduct advanced pharmaceutical research projects and analyze results.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 52 hours
Spring Semester Required Courses (4.00 hours)