PHAR 510 Community Pharmacy

PHAR  510 Community Pharmacy

Department offering the course: Pharmacy Practice
Level [Semester]: 5th [Spring]

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 3
Lecture: 3 hrs
Practical: 2 hrs
Professional Information
Overall aims:
The course explores the various aspects and dimensions of professional practice and patient-care process. The course covers drug distribution processes, patient self-care therapeutics (OTC) and patient counselling on the most commonly encountered minor ailments. Through a combination of lectures, laboratory simulations, patient case scenarios and individual work, students will be able to develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes required to practice in different settings.

Prerequisite/ Co-requisite: PHAR 402

Time Table:
Monday 8-10    
Tuesday 8-10 10-11    

Lab : 
Tuesday 11-1    
Wednesday 8-10 11-1     
Thursday 11-1

Office Hours: 
Wednesday 2-4        

Assessment  Methods:
- Written exams
- Case-based assessment
- Oral presentations and role-plays

List of References
- Lecture handouts
- Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs. An Interactive Approach to Self-Care, 18th  Edition